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Copyright: Black Creatives Aotearoa 2019


Welcome to the Little Black Book, our Black Creatives Aotearoa Business Directory.

We provide a platform for black owned businesses in NZ to connect and network with other black owned businesses, and connect with consumers around Aotearoa.


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food and drink

Picture yourself in the Carribean Islands dancing in the sun as the scent of savoury dishes entices your senses ? Yes West Indies Spice Traders is the distributor of a fine range of exotic products from the Island of Jamaica. Our brands include world famous names such as Pickapeppa, Walkerswood, Busha Browne and Jamaica Joe . If you like it hot & spicy you’ll love our products! Caribbean food….think spices, full flavour, great cocktails, reggae music….party time!Retail, Wholesale and Distributor enquiries are all welcome.

West Indies Spice Traders Ltd

64 27 263 7400

Masafinyas Braai

Flembeau Cakes specializes in making delicious designer cakes and cupcakes for all occasions. Flembeau is family run cake business founded by Cathrine in 2009. Cathrine Mutambudzi is the owner of Flembeau, and is a self-taught Cake Artist from Zimbabwe.

Ngaio, Wellington


0274 836 411

Royal Afro specialises in interior design by using African textiles. We add the final decorative touchs to your house to make it look stylish and beautiful.

Royal Afro

Vegan cooking sauce & relish. Artisan, nut, gluten & sugar free,no preservatives. Winner for Best new product by healthy food guide 2018 and won Gold at the outstanding NZ producer award for 2019

Wellington 6021


022 307 0618

Masafinya’s Braai  is an African food van open every weekend  & have the best Boerewors sausage & traditional African dishes in New Zealand.  Let their amazing staff & BBQ Chefs look after you & your family.  They are also available for birthday parties, weddings, kids parties, Ladies Nights, Hens & Bachelor parties,  Independence Day Functions & Monthly Events.  Come to Masafinya’s for great music, tasty food, & a fun day for kids. Jumpy castles, trampolines & horse rides available by request. “Flags Meet -Together We Eat”

237 Airfield Road, Papakura, Auckland

Masafinya's Braai 


We do vegan Ethiopian food & traditional coffee ceremonies. Book for dinner, lunch or an event. Our Internet Cafe also does printing, passport photos, wedding photos, family photos, graphic design, logo’s, websites, business cards,  and has a design art gallery. We also stock African inspired jewelry from AfroCentriX. Mon 10.00am - 7.00pm || Tues - Sat 10.00am - 9.00pm  || Sun 5.00pm - 8.30pm

150 Riddiford Street, Newtown Wellington

Mother of Coffee Ethiopian Restaurant

022 631 0132

Specialising in the unique flavours of Ethiopia the Blue Nile was opened so that people can have a place to gather with friends and share traditional Ethiopian food. Many of the dishes are combination platters that allow you to share and try out a range of different dishes - with options for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans.

 22 Allen St, Te Aro Wellington

Blue Nile Ethiopian Restaurant

04 385 7516

Tommie specializes in gourmet cakes and desserts at affordable prices. Whatever your occasion, you deserve a sweet and beautiful treat.  Minimum one week notice required for bookings. Vegan options available.  Come and taste and see for yourself!

Te Aro, Wellington

Tommie's Baked Goods

020 418 18936