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28 Rawhiti Street
Dannevirke 4930
New Zealand
Ph: 06 374 9159

Customised Occasions

Let us help you make your wedding or significant event especially memorable with the addition of customised candles and/or personalised ...

New Website

Wow, launching a new business and a new web site both at the same time has been quite a mission, but well worth the journey. Nothing gets accomplished without hard work and in this case the efforts and support of others have been significant.


  • Thanks to the guys at Moxwai for their great web design and patient support of a techno phobic 60s something granny who has had to learn a new skill set.... fast!  We recommend their service:
  • Particular thanks to artist daughter Emily Davidson for her beautiful painting of the Tararua ranges and depiction of the flowers and herbs which are synonymous with the essential oils we love to present in our products. Her whimsical handmaidnz bunny represents our partnership with nature and our desire to present you with product that is pure, natural, sustainable and eco friendly. Emily is available for commissions; to contact her email: 
  • Very special thanks to once neighbour, now friend and fellow soaping addict Pauline Harwood who realised a lifelong ambition for me when she taught me how to make soap. Her award winning lavender oil, and lavender hydrosol feature in our products and you can visit Pauline at her shop and website:
  • Many thanks to friends and family for their encouragement and support,  for testing out my products and for their honest very valuable and appreciated. Special thanks to husband Ian for his support, patience and love. 
  • And last, but my no means least, I am indebted to friend Judy Wagg who generously donated hours of her time, talent and enthusiasm to bring my products to life with her passion for photography. Her beautiful images feature in this only complaint is that we were so spoiled for choice that 75% of her gorgeous photos remain unpublished.