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Westland Greenstone Ltd

34 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 8713
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Get Your Greenstone Elsewhere

This is a fancy store. Yes, you can get some pieces from "well-known" artists. Don't think if you... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
monski25
,
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Are You Jaded About Jade?

To begin, I was not that excited about the Westland Jade place because Jade doesn't stir me one way... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Ron A
,
Brooklyn, Iowa
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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“shirts” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
34 Tancred Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-755 8713
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fancy store. Yes, you can get some pieces from "well-known" artists. Don't think if you don't buy it here, you will miss out. I did. Greenstone is EVERYWHERE in the South. Especially if you are going to Queenstown, hold off. It is...More

Thank monski25
Reviewed 16 March 2017

To begin, I was not that excited about the Westland Jade place because Jade doesn't stir me one way or the other. But listening to the short talk about Jade in the back of the Westland Gemstone store gave me a real appreciation for the...More

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

While this is a retail establishment that sells the usual souvenirs (hats, t-shirts and others) it is much more than that. They make and sell the traditional greenstone so revered by the Maori into a wide variety of jewelry. The workshop is available for free...More

Thank TNBOY
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This store has a very large selection of New Zealand jade for all budgets. In addition, you can also go into the back and visit the shop where they carve the pieces. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There is ample street parking. The...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The customer service was quite good and they sales people seemed to know what they were talking about. What I found frustrating is that they would only have one off's. It was also on the expensive side and I found the exact same pieces (the...More

4  Thank 21Tania2014
Reviewed 21 February 2015

It was always a highlight going into Westland Greenstone and having a chat with Bernie and the boys and watch jade carvings and jewellery being produced.However times have changed and this shop and factory now displays a lot of cheaper general tourist items and has...More

1  Thank dcleghorn
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This shop should be #1. All of their jade is guaranteed locally sourced, their designs are great and their customer service is second to none. I cannot praise them highly enough.

2  Thank AusTraveler2300
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This quirky little store ( not so little on the inside) offers you an outstanding range of giftware. The jewellery that we saw here were one-offs , which made nicer gifts. I purchased several gifts inside and I assure you the recipients of the gifts...More

2  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

This shop has a large range of greenstone and other minerals and stones jewellery. The prices seemed good. There are greenstone carvings and pendants and a range of other giftware including shirts. You can also go into the workshop to see the carvers at work...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 May 2013

A Wonderful place for my interest in The Stones of New Zealand. Everyone in this Shop was Lovely to answer all my questions in learning more about the NZ greenstone and Paua. They have a workshop you can watch in the back and meet the...More

1  Thank OTravelFam
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