Minerva is a haven for textile lovers

Minerva is a craft, fashion, textile and quilter's bookshop located in Cuba Street, Wellington.


We stock gorgeous magazines from all over the world including Kinfolk, Cereal, Trouve, Darling, Cherry Bombe, Drift, The Collective Quarterly, Uppercase, Knit Wit, Koel, Making, Selvedge and Jeanne D'Arc Living.


Our customers tell us we have the best cards in Wellington - they are carefully selected from small - and not so small - publishers all over the world. Do pop in when you are passing and check it out!


  Your latest magazine fix:



Cereal #12

A travel & style magazine, published twice a year. Each city-specific chapter comprises stories on places, people & products, paired with striking photography. An interlude section features...



Koel #1

Celebrating crafting with yarn to create a stylish home, Koel brings back the coolness to decorative crochet, knitting, macramé, latch hooking, needlework, & weaving. Also featuring other vices...



Embroidery Sep/Oct 16

Seeking to showcase the best of embroidery & textiles, talking to makers & stitchers who share their passion for embellishing the surface with us & giving our readers a unique insight...


NZ Quilter #97

Showcasing the strength & diversity of patchwork & quilting throughout NZ. Profiling NZ Quilters & featuring exhibitions, challenges, reviews & patterns with a distinctive...




Uppercase #31

UPPERCASE is for the creative & curious, it sparks the imagination & inspires creativity. Recognized for its design excellence, playful exploration of creativity, affinity for vintage ephemera & love of...




Pom Pom #18

Pom Pom presents knitting, crochet & craft in a modern, beautiful & meaningful way. This issue is devoted to natural dyes in all their glory. With an incredible line up of yarns, transformed into...




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