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Bonz 'N Stonz

16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Great way to spend the day!

We had the best time designing, carving and finishing our items at Bonz n Stonz. This was the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Brodie B
via mobile
Best day ever

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

Reviewed 15 June 2016
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16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had the best time designing, carving and finishing our items at Bonz n Stonz. This was the perfect way to spend a cold wet day and we got to experience how much effort goes into each piece. We ended up with two Bone and...More

2  Thank Brodie B
Reviewed 15 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 13 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 27 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 18 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 26 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 3 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 3 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
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