FAQs | NZ Textile Experiences

How can I make payment for a workshop?

It is easy to book your courses online simply go to the workshop of your choice, use our 'add to cart' which will take you to our check out area where you will be asked to select your payment option, which are;

Paypal  (which we suggest for International bookings)
Direct Bank transfer  (which we suggest for New Zealand residents)

Please contact us if you wish to inquire about an alternative payment option info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz

When do I receive confirmation of my workshop enrollment?

Once your workshop payment has been confirmed you will receive a receipt. Your workshop tutor will contact you with any specific details about your workshop that you need to know. 

Check that all your personal details and workshop details that you are attending are correct.

What do I need to bring to the workshop?

Receipt of your workshop enrolment.

Wear suitable clothing for workshop e.g. Eco dyeing and Paper Making you will require shoes that can be worn in a garden tour, raincoat if there is an unexpected shower of rain.  Sunscreen and hat for sunny days.

Exercise book and pen if you wish to take workshop notes.

Lunch if it is not provided.

Cash for materials charge if there is one.

What is provided at the workshop?

Workshops provide equipment, tools, and basic materials.  Most workshops require a $10 - $15 materials charge which is payable direct to the tutor at the commencement of the workshop.

Your workshop will inform you of what is required specifically for your workshop in their welcome letter which will be emailed to you once your workshop enrolment is confirmed.

Tea and coffee and refreshments are provided at the workshop where practicable.

Lunch is not provided unless by prior arrangement.  (some workshops offer this choice)

There will either be facilities to purchase lunch either at the workshop, close by or on the way.

What do I do if I need to cancel my workshop enrollment?

You will need to inform NZ Textile Experiences in writing of your cancellation immediately info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz

Refer to the terms and conditions cancellation policy Terms and Conditions and refund policy Refund Policy.

I am visiting from away, how do I get to the workshop?

Nelson is a short 40 minute flight from Wellington or 50 minutes from Christchurch

For workshops close to Nelson City visit this link 


For workshops in the Tasman Area visit this link



I am visiting from away, what are the accommodation options?

For accommodation option in Nelson visit


For accommodation in Golden Bay, Tasman Area visit


Some of the workshop venues have accommodation onsite which is indicated on the workshop description.

What should I do if the workshop I choose is full?

Unfortunately, we have a limited number of places however, we are keen to accommodate you if we can, please email us and if necessary we will put you on a wait list.

Do you have Gift Vouchers available?

Yes, we would love to supply you with a Gift Voucher, please email the details to info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz

Do the venues have provision for disabled persons?

Each workshop is held at a different venue, before enroling please email us to discuss your individual needs and we will do our best to assist you.

Can I enroll in more than one workshop?

Yes absolutely, take advantage while you are in the region to indulge in more than one workshop.