Welcome to Aartvark

Aartvark is a small, family owned, bespoke picture framing business located in the picturesque seaside town of Kaikoura. Established in 2005, Aartvark specialises in custom designed and manufactured picture frames for all forms of artwork, photographs and memorabilia. Your precious items will be carefully framed by Wayne Nelson, who holds the GCF (Guild Commended Framer) qualification, issued by the Fine Arts Trade Guild of London, England. With a large array of framing options available, we offer assurance that we can find a solution to meet your expectations. All framing work is fully guaranteed to be to your satisfaction - if you're not happy, we're not happy. 


COVID-19 information:

Alert Level 1 - Open

Alert Levels 2 & 3 - Open by appointment only

Customer details will be recorded for contact tracing

Please do NOT visit Aartvark if you have symptoms of Covid-19

Alert Level 4 - Closed

Customers with work already at Aartvark will be contacted when the work is ready to be collected, and arrangements made for contactless payment/pickup

Aartvark is also the HQ of the M7.8 QUAKE SHAKE!