The Cave MONSTER Sale 2018!


We are at it again! This year’s Sale will be MONSTROUS!! Our ONLY sale for 2018, and one not to be missed!

Two days of amazing stock clearance!

Saturday April 21st – 10am – 4pm
Sunday April 22nd – 10am – 3pm

For more information check out the facebook event page:

And there’s much fun to be had!
There’ll be a raffle with smashing prizes from some of our fab friends, Garage Project, Caribe Cafe, Black Sparrow (and more!), face painting by the amazing Lulu’s Face & Body Art, music, fill-a-bags, spontaneous fashion shows, spot prizes and much more!

What will you be buying??
Shoes, jackets, period costumes, vintage, animals, capes, fabrics and materials, hats, gloves, wigs, dresses, suits, and not just costumes…the list goes on!

Cash and eftpos accepted.

Onsite, bring a bag, your mates and your piggy banks.

This will be the ONLY Cave Sale for 2018!!!

So, don’t miss out! Tell everyone!


All proceeds of the raffle will be donated to Tranzform Wellington (

*Times of activites will be revealed closer to the time – keep your eyes peeled!

*Price lists and raffle prizes will be added closer to the time 🙂

New Policies for Film and Theatre 2018


Kia Ora Tatou Katoa


Happy New Year and I hope that you all have had a safe Christmas Holiday. My name is Chris and I will be taking over from Kasmira who has gone on to bigger and brighter things. After much thought and reflection we have decided that we need to amend some of our policies to ensure the continuation of our great service in the new year.


Two new policies have been placed below:


Our Approval Service for Film and Theatre


Our Approval Service for film and theatre will be changing this year due to the increase in number of items taken without much measurement. There now will be a 50-cent charge required per item which can be paid upfront or via invoice.


Through streamlining the approval process by limiting items and placing a value on their worth and the time spent sourcing, we hope this will aid decision making, and encourage forethought.


Open By Appointment


In March we will be trialling an open by appointment system outside our normal opening hours for film and theatre, and large groups. You are also welcome to book a time within our opening hours.


Through booked appointments we will be able to organise more staff to assist and work closely with you to create a vision, and become a more personalised service.


Bookings must be made at least 48 hours prior to the appointment and with a minimum of 10 costumes to be booked.

Please call the shop, email or message us on Facebook to ask about this, and make a booking.



Nga Mihi


The Costume Cave

Christmas and Summer Hours 2018


Christmas and Summer Hours 2018

We will be CLOSED on Saturday 22nd December and reopen to our Summer hours on Monday 8th January 2018

Summer Hours:

Monday January 8th to Monday 29th January 2018

Monday – Friday: 12pm – 6pm

Saturday: 12pm – 4pm

Sunday: Closed

Sorry, no late night Thursdays!

For theatre and film needs, we are more than happy to assist outside of our opening hours through appointments with 2 days notice.

Although we are having a wee break over the festive season, appointments are available on the Friday 29th December for costume emergencies. Please message Kate through our facebook page, giving at least 2 days notice, and we will endeavour to assist.

Please note from the 1st until the 8th of January we will be unavailable.

From all of us here at the Cave, have a safe, relaxing and fun filled Christmas and New Year!

See you all in 2018!

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