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Nau Mai Haere Mai

ōTAKI MARKET

WINTER: 10am - 2pm, fortnightly Sunday, when daylight saving starts

SUMMER: 10am - 2pm, every Sunday, when daylight saving finishes

be a stall holder

Would you like to be a stall holder?

Join our market family, email otakimarket@outlook.com give us a call 022 616 5167 or send us message on Facebook Messenger.

If you are enquiring about a stall for young people

at the Kids Market, please click here. 

We will not be able to take registrations for young people via this form.

Booking enquiries for this Sunday’s market will be included in the bookings list and allocated a space if available.

Enquiries received after Thursday are not guaranteed a space for this Sunday and will be added to the bookings list for the following Sunday.

The Ōtaki Women's Community Market runs all year, 10am-2pm every Sunday in the Summer, during the Winter it's 10am-2pm, fortnightly from the start of daylight saving.

 

It is our goal to provide a community market which embraces the heart and sole of Ōtaki, a place where we can support and promote local artisans, small businesses, and organizations.  

Check out Facebook page for upcoming Markets

Stall holder information

  • Apr-Sep: Fortnightly Sunday, 10am-2pm

  • Winter set up between 8.30am - 9.45am

  • Oct-May: Every Sunday, 10am-2pm

  • Summer set up between 8.30am - 9.45am

  • Pack down from 2pm

  • Stall holders to provide gazebo / table

  • No power available

  • Main highway, opposite New World

  • Casual stalls welcome, bookings essential

Online Booking Inquiry
  • Please note we are currently not taking applications for 2nd hand goods or bric-a-brac 

  • If you want to sell food at the Otaki Market, you need to register as a food business, and meet the same requirements as other registered food businesses.

Stall size

Please let us know if you have a marquee, this helps us with site placement.​

Thanks, we'll get back to you

Market layout

Vendor FAQs

General Rules

  • This is a smoking and vape free market environment. 

  • The market is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged articles.

  • If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

  • Failure to comply with any component of the rules and regulations or the code of conduct will result in expulsion from the ŌtakiMarket

Application Process

  • Once an application is submitted and reviewed, you will be notified by the Market Manager. 

  • The Otaki Market attempts to have a variety of food, craft, and artisan vendors as well as a very smaller number of multi level marketing businesses.

  • It is the planning committee’s goal to provide a good market mix of vendor types at each market event.

  • We understand that not all applicants are granted space at our Market and that it is the right and responsibility of the Ōtaki Women's Market Committee to decide allocation of space.

  • A limited number of multi level marketing company products will be allowed at each market event. Vendors need to ensure that they have a variety of product for sale at each market they attend.

  • We want to ensure that our customers can purchase products at the market.

  • Once an application is submitted and reviewed, you will be notified by the Market Manager via email if your application has been successful.

Cancellations

  • We understand that emergencies happen and ask that if you cannot attend your scheduled market you contact us as soon as possible to ensure continued participation in future markets

Parking

  • Vehicles are NOT allowed on the grass and the middle section of the market, other than food vendors in their designated areas. 

  • If located on the grass or in a non vehicle space on the car park, once you have unloaded, please move your vehicle.

  • Please do DO NOT break any laws to unload! If you arrive and there is no parking on the street to unload, DO NOT stop in the crosswalks or in the middle of the street. 

  • At all times be safe! We appreciate your understanding regarding safety at the market, especially regarding parking and vehicle uses! 

We have plenty of FREE car parking at the Otaki Train station.

We ask stall holders not to park in the 60min parking behind the market and Riverstone Café and also along the main highway in front of the grass area and Riverstone Café.

You can park in these areas to unload but you will need to move your car to the parking area noted above.

Vendor access

  • Set up both summer & winter markets will begin at 8:00am.

  • All vendors will have their space set up by 9:45am unless otherwise arranged.

  • Late setups can be arranged with the Market Manager on a case by case basis.

  • No vehicles will be allowed on the grass. Vendors need to park in front or behind of the grass area to unload and then move vehicles to parking area.

  • If allocated a non-vehicle space on the car park vendors need to unload and remove their vehicle from the car park.  Access to the carpark area is closed at 9.30am.

  • Parking is available at the Otaki Railway Station.

Food Vendors

  • Food and beverage products being sold will be allowed at the discretion of the Otaki Community Market Association.

  • All food vendors must comply with Health Regulations and the Public Health Act Food Regulations.

  • Only food vendors may sell food and drink of any type

  • Food vendors MUST provide copies of appropriate licensing and permits upon signup.

  • Food Safe permits: Every vendor who handles food will need to be certified. (Vendors selling unprocessed fruits, vegetables, and other produce, or eggs, or honey DO NOT need a valid Food Safe Permit)

  • Vendors needing hand washing stations must bring their own. The market does not have hand washing stations available for use.

Site Allocation

  • Vendors must provide their own marquees, tables and chairs for the outdoor markets. 

  • The market manager will assign the site location during the season.

  • Please report to the market manager at the beginning of setup to determine which space to set up in.

  • Market Managers reserve the right to re-assign tables/stalls at their discretion.

  • Marquees must be safely secured to the ground with either tent pegs or weights. It is suggested to both weigh down and peg your tent as wind can come on suddenly.

  • Outdoor market events will take place rain or shine. Please be prepared for weather!

  • Vendors are encouraged to use banners and sandwich boards for advertising.

  • There is no electricity supplied to vendors, anyone wanting or needing electricity must be self sufficient.

  • Site sizes are 3x3

Photography

  • Otaki Community Market will ask permission to take photos of all our market events.

  • These images will be used by us to share news about our markets.

  • These Images may be used in press releases, printed publicity, and published on our Facebook page, as well as our website.

  • If you would like to obtain a copy of your images, for private and personal promotion of your business, please email otakimarket@outlook.com at any time.

Waste Reduction

  • The Otaki market always encourages reusable canvas market bags, and we encourage customers to use their own bags or purchase market bags to reduce the use of single use disposable packaging and replace them with eco-friendly products.

CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY

Vendors will...

  • conduct themselves in a courteous and respectful manner towards the public and all market participants

  • are required to stay in their allocated space during market hours and have at least one person manning their space at all times.

  • refrain from any behavior that interferes with the rights of working/selling opportunities of other vendors

  • refrain from using language, which is offensive, threatening or intimidating to others

  • not participate in the market under the influence of alcohol and drugs

  • only sell and display items that are appropriate for a family friendly venue.

  • operate vehicles and/ or equipment in a safe and responsible manner

  • are responsible for ensuring that they abide by the Rules and Regulations of the KCDC.

  • respect and adhere to the rules and regulations established by the Otaki Community Market

  • be responsible for keeping their space clean and tidy; this includes picking up and removing all litter at the end of the market session.

These rules are subject to change. Any changes will be sent to vendors in writing.

Code of Conduct
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