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Bonz 'N Stonz

16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Best day ever

When you travel through NZ, you find jade and bone carvings everywhere. Now you can buy something... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
AnjaHF
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Gurmels, Switzerland
Great place to visit with Kids

We arrived in Westport late afternoon for an overnight stay..with 2 kids aged 8 and 10 in tow, we... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
FlyingKiwiFraser
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Singapore, Singapore
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16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-755 6504
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

When you travel through NZ, you find jade and bone carvings everywhere. Now you can buy something or you make it yourself. We spent today an entire day with Steve and had such a great time. We? That is us parents and our two daughters...More

1  Thank AnjaHF
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Westport late afternoon for an overnight stay..with 2 kids aged 8 and 10 in tow, we went for an explore. The kids were given NZ$20 each to spend on a souvenir...we found our way into Stonz and Bonz...the kids wanted greenstone..no Greenstone...More

2  Thank FlyingKiwiFraser
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This was one of the best days in all my time in NZ and I had never done any carving before. The guys in the shop let you design your own pendant. There are lots of books of designs if you need any help. Once...More

2  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I really enjoyed carving some local jade. Steve guides you through the process by showing you how to achieve what you want to do, but letting you do 90% of the work so that you can be proud of what you accomplished.

1  Thank ColoradoHighlander
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

If you would like to do bone carving, shell or jade, than this is it! You can take the whole day if you want and you get excellent guidance from Steve. He is really good at what he does and he gives you good directions...More

2  Thank Yselle W
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

What to do in rainy weather? Had the most exciting morning making greenstone (pounamu) pendants. Time can vary from 4hrs upwards depending on your design. This is for anyone who visits NZ and wants to learn something new. K, a happy and humorous Moari who...More

4  Thank 104liesbethr
Reviewed 27 February 2016

I found some stones on the beach and began to play my hand in carving. There is such a wealth of knowledge in the room and so many opportunities to let your creativity come to life. It was truly one of the best experiences I...More

2  Thank aar0n897
Reviewed 2 January 2016

It was raining all night and into the next morning, so we looked for a rainy day activity. After we found Bonz 'N Stonz, we were so glad it was raining! We had an AWESOME experience today with Steve and Dan carving our own Jade...More

1  Thank Ray K
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This shop sells original NZ Jade and you can also carve your own piece. All the pieces are handmade. I can see form the previous reviews that some people complained that the price was too high. The price is higher that some other shops because...More

1  Thank martabortoli
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I had an amazing time at this workshop! Steve warmly welcomed me and my friend and Katene was the carver master who guided us through the day. He taught us every step and was there to help us whenever we needed it. The pounamu carving...More

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