Changes in September 2019:

We take this opportunity to warmly welcome:
Jen De La Haye Design, 121 Jackson Street
wholymac, 145 Jackson Street
Schrödinger’s Books, 137 Jackson Street
Sadal & co., 139 Jackson Street

Reopened and Renamed:
On Trays Food Emporium has reopened as Sheckter’s Deli, 38 Fitzherbert Street (it’s a Jackson Street building).

Temporarily Closed:
Jackson Street Burger Co.., 237 Jackson Street – is temporarily closing after 1 September until mid-September and will reopen with a new name, etc.

Moving Premises:
NZ Post Shop, is moving from 207 Jackson Street (closing 4 Sept.) to Unichem Petone Pharmacy, 242 Jackson Street, and will be open for business Monday-Saturday as from 5 September. Post boxes are moving to the former Wellington Mail Centre (now Bunnings), 47 The Esplanade.

We sadly say goodbye to:
* Armenian Restaurant, 145 Jackson Street
* The Witchery/Lady Bonnet Locks, 258 Jackson Street (moving to Tauranga)
* On Mountain, 194 Jackson Street (moving to Thorndon Quay)
* Kiwibank, 207 Jackson Street (closest one is Queens Drive, Lower Hutt)

Events coming up:
Petone Indoor Markets, on Saturday 7 September, 10am-2pm at the Petone Baptist Church
* ‘Meet the Candidates’ meeting, co-hosted by us (JSP) and Petone Working Men’s Club, Wednesday 18 September, 6.30pm at the Petone Club, 47 Udy Street. All members of the public welcome.
World of WearableArt (WOW) window display competition: 26 September-13 October. 11 Jackson Street businesses have entered the comp. – watch this space!
* ‘Walk of Champions’ plaque-unveiling ceremony, Saturday 28 September, 10am outside Hansa Dairy: 278 Jackson Street. We will be honouring two crews from the Heretaunga Boating Club. This is a Heritage Month event.


Changes in August 2019:

We take this opportunity to warmly welcome:
Design Pod Matakana, 253 Jackson Street – Tanya Svendsen is the owner/designer (based in Matakana), and CC is the Petone store’s manager – she’d love you to go in and say hi next time you’re passing 

All the best to the Jackson Street cafes and restaurants involved in Wellington On a Plate:
🍽 Dine runs from 1-16: Soprano PetoneThe Simply Grill Kitchen, and Comes and Goes Wellington
🍔 Burger runs from 17-31: Comes and Goes, Queen Of JacksonJackson Street Burger Co.., Soprano Petone, The Butcher and BrewerThe Speight’s Ale House, The Simply Grill Kitchen, Viva Mexico Petone restaurante mexicanoMexico Petone
🍸 Cocktail runs 1-31: Mexico Petone

Please check out the events page on the our website for who-is-doing-what in Petone during August and beyond:


Changes in July 2019:

We take this opportunity to warmly welcome:

  • Planet Retro , 241 Jackson Street
  • Drake International and Drake Medox, 229 Jackson Street


  • Petone Indoor Markets – 6 July, 10am – 2pm at the Petone Baptist Church in Buick Street

Go to the events page on our website for who-is-doing-what in Petone  during July and beyond:


Changes in June 2019:

We take this opportunity to warmly welcome:

  • Jaxon Rose (children’s clothing), 115 Jackson Street
  • The Crystal Haven, 252b Jackson Street

We sadly say goodbye to:

  • The Crystal People, 252b Jackson Street.  They were on our street for 10 years and still have a shop in Christchurch.  We wish them all the very best.


Changes in April and May 2019:

We take this opportunity to warmly welcome Cory and Nicky Carroll, owners of SLC Builders, 1 Jackson Street.

Moved Premises on Jackson Street:

Vivid Photography, has moved from 270 Jackson Street to 364 Jackson Street

Moved Premises off Jackson Street, therefore we sadly say goodbye to:

  • Scintilla Clothing NZ, 121 Jackson Street – has closed their shop but are still online
  • Mike Basil Jones, 336 Jackson Street – has joined JAG Legal in Lower Hutt
  • Peter Campbell Engravers – has moved from 229 Jackson Street to Queens Arcade
  • Green Jersey Cycle Tours – have moved from 1 Jackson Street to the Top 10 Holiday Park in Seaview

Watch out for new some new exciting businesses opening up soon along the Street!


Changes in February & March 2019:

Here are the happenings on our amazing main street these last two months…

We take this opportunity to warmly welcome:
Wright And Turner Travel Associates, 210 Jackson Street
* Waione Automotive Ltd, 53 Beach Street (part of JSP as in a Jackson St building)
Désirée, 43 Tory Street (part of JSP as in a Jackson St building)

Expanded Premises:
Petone Tailors have expanded their store – they are now 185b-189b Jackson Street

Moved Premises:
Lluma | The Candle Store, now next door at 121 Jackson Street (previous premises are being earthquake-strengthened) has moved from 43 Tory Street and will hopefully be opening up another garage in Petone, however in the meantime you can contact them through their website:

New Name:
The Hook – Seafood • Grill • Bar, 306 Jackson Street (formerly Jackson’s Cafe & Bistro)
The Bottle-O Petone, 313 Jackson Street (formerly Merchants Liquor)

New Associate Member:
Martine Carroll, personal trainer and health coach in Lower Hutt

We sadly say goodbye to:
* AromaSense, 185b Jackson Street – still working online and in the Wellington markets
* ABC Foodmarket, 254 Jackson Street

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