Not only is this time of year when people get back to business, it’s also when students go back to school. To start the year afresh, you’ll need new stationery supplies and with plenty of stores to choose from, you’ll find what you need at your local.
Warehouse Stationery is where you’ll find back to school products in one easy shop and there’s virtually one in every neighbourhood - Papakura, Downtown, Newmarket, Wairau Park, Pukekohe, Penrose, Mt Wellington, Auckland Airport, New Lynn, Henderson, East Tamaki, St Lukes, Albany, Lincoln Road and Manukau. They’re conveniently open until 7pm weekdays and 6pm weekends and can provide Work & Income quotes if required. They stock everything from coloured pencils and exercise books to laptops and calculators.
Whitcoulls also have a fantastic range of back to school gear from exercise books and calculators to dictionaries and study guides. They have stores all across Auckland including Albany Westfield, Papakura, St Lukes, Newmarket, Henderson, Queen Street, New Lynn, Manukau, Whangaparaoa, Downtown, Browns Bay, Botany Downs, K Road, Royal Oak, Glenfield, Milford, Pakuranga and Albany Megacentre.
If you’re looking for something a little more creative, why not check out your local Smiggle store? They’ve got fun designs, bright colours and are great value making school, study and work as fun and inspirational as it should be! They’ve even got fun and convenient back to school gift packs containing items such as a backpack, drink bottle, eraser, ink pen, pencil, exercise book and pencil case. You’ll find their stores in Henderson, Albany, Newmarket, St Lukes, Botany, Manukau, Sylvia Park and Shore City.
What started out as one woman’s dream, kikki.K is now a global designer stationery label which showcases a superb range of beautiful and practical accessories for both the workplace and home. Here the humble pen and notepad are elevated to designer status with covetable colours, finishes and graphics. You’ll find everything from folders and filing systems to stamps, stickers and pens. You’ll find their stores in Newmarket, Takapuna and St Lukes.
Typo is a one stop concept store filled with super cool gift ideas, fashionable stationery, awesome room-bling and other irresistible products. Taking trends from the fashion industry and applying them to notebooks, decal wall art, printed gift wrap and other speciality items, Typo offers product with attitude and is fast and affordable. You’ll find pens, notepads, gift wrap, pencil cases, laptop bags and much more stationery at their stores in St Lukes and Manukau.
Large supermarket chains such as Countdown and New World have even got into stocking stationery products so next time you're out doing grocery shopping, why not grab some great specials from the stationery aisle while you're there.
What’s your favourite local stationery store? Share what’s good around here by letting everyone know where to stock up for the school year!