Join Creative Kāpiti
Join Kapiti’s online platform for artists, designers, musicians, writers, and other creative practitioners to sell their work.
Bring your Creative Business to Life Instantly
Easy to sell - Sell online
Sign up as a member, set up your Directory listing and set up your shop. It costs $120 per year or $10 per month to be a member and a 20% sales commission on sold work.
You are in charge - easy payments
When someone buys your work or service offer, Creative Kapiti sends you the order, your customer makes payment and you send your purchase to them.
Be found and connect with customers in our online directory exclusively for Kāpiti Creatives.
Creative Kapiti is more than an online community and shop. It is an industry cluster group dedicated to raising the profile of the arts and creative industries in the Kapiti Coast region, delivering projects and supporting increased access and participation in creativity.
Creative Kapiti is growing and so are our supporters and followers. We will support the site with marketing campaigns including with third party partners to grow visitor numbers and keep you updated with our progress.
Low risk and affordable
Creative Kapiti is an affordable complimentary marketing tool for established creatives and also for those starting out, selling online for the first time and not wanting to invest thousands in a website. Reach new customers from a regional portal.
Join the Online Platform Exclusively for Kāpiti Creatives
Most frequent questions and answers
How do I sell my work online?
Sign up as a member, set up directory listing and your shop, and list your creations. It costs $120 per annum. A 20% commission applies when the item sells which goes towards the hosting and servicing of the online platform and the online payment scheme.
What happens when I sell a product?
When someone purchases your creative listing, Creative Kapiti processes their order, depositing money into your account and sends you a receipt notification with all your customer details. You then ship your creations directly to your customer. After your customer has received their order, they are encouraged to place a comment with feedback eg. quick delivery, nicely packaged, exceeded expectation.
What can I sell on Creative Kāpiti?
Items and Services listed on Creative Kapiti must be made, produced, designed, or delivered by you and/or your business, located on the Kapiti Coast. Only members of Creative Kapiti are eligible to sell online.
How does Creative Kapiti intend to market the site?
- We will send a monthly newsletter to members of the public promoting the site, the shop, what’s on, and learning opportunities.
- We will promote through Creative Kapiti’s marketing channels. Facebook. Blogspot. Member and Public newsletters.
- We will advocate for inclusion and referral from www.kapiticoast.com and www.wellingtonnz.com
- We will work with third parties to encourage inclusion in their marketing collateral.
- We will encourage our members to promote through their marketing channels.
- As budget allows, we will undertake paid advertising through print and online media
How do people find me?
There are a few ways. In the Creative Services Directory, which is searchable by artist/busines name, creative discipline or location. Or directly via the Shop.
What information can I include in my directory listing?
All your contact details including social media links. A short biography where you can introduce yourself and/or your creative team, your creative inspiration, what you do, and if applicable, your sub-disciplines. Eg. you might be found under Visual Arts and then under photography and painting.