Creating beautiful things from wood and wax

Wairua Wood and Wax

We love to create turned wood, 
wax luminaries, candles, beeswax wraps, 
and honey for you to enjoy.

At Wairua Wood and Wax we create individually hand crafted products in wood and wax for you to enjoy. They all make beautiful gifts for yourself or others. Sarah creates luminaries, candles and other wax products all made from pure beeswax from our own hives. Simon creates a range of mainly turned wood items, predominantly using wood from native trees which have fallen down, from demolition timber or from swamp kauri, which has been buried for thousands of years. While we work individually, at times we enjoy collaborating.


Stunning Yellow luminary with flame pattern.

Beeswax Luminaries are wax globes or lanterns. They are beautiful by day and stunning by night and create a honey-like fragrance. Browse through our gallery. Each piece is handmade and unique.


Sarah creates a wide range of candles: pillar candles, small candles and jars. Have a look at her range of products in the shop.

Kauri Winged Bowl 395 mm long x 155 mm wide x 82 mm internal dia of bowlx 60 mm high


Simon loves designing and creating turned wood pieces that are beautiful as well as functional. He loves to showcase the beauty of New Zealand’s native timbers.

Jar of Kawakawa, Lavender & TeaTree Rongoa Cream 85 gms

kawakawa balms (rongoa)

Kawakawa balm is a traditional Maori Rongoa (medicine) used for hundreds of years to cure eczema and a whole range of skin conditions.


500 gm Jar of Manuka 5+ Honey and 250 gm Jar of Nortland Bush Honey
Taste our beautiful Manuka 5+ Honey and our Northland Bush Honey from our own hives located in Northland.

Our Story

We are Simon and Sarah, from Northland, New Zealand and we love crafting beautiful creations in wood and wax. We enjoy working together to find new ideas, products and designs.
We were commercial beekeepers from 1999 to 2020

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