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Bonz 'N Stonz

16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Awesome experience!!!

It was a great half-day activity with the Bonz 'N Stonz Team,thank you for that!They were really... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Aschaffenburg, Germany
via mobile
Best jade shop in Hokitiki

This is a really authentic jade shop. When we walked in the owner had just returned with a huge... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Kate J
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16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It was a great half-day activity with the Bonz 'N Stonz Team,thank you for that!They were really nice,always ready to help and to explain.We were 3 friends and everybody decided for another material: jade,bone and shell,but we have all the same opinion: We enjoyed our...More

Thank DiCo2511
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a really authentic jade shop. When we walked in the owner had just returned with a huge piece of greenstone he had found in the river the day before. He then showed us how he tests it for quality. I bought a lovely...More

Thank Kate J
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Come with a design/idea and they can help you develop it into reality! Steve was SUPER HELPFUL and patient. Thank you!! I designed a man doing yoga under a tree and, after spending almost 6 hours on it, it broke during the polishing phase. He...More

Thank travelalliwant
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wow what an experience! I am maori from the far north and have been blessed to have stumbled across this place. I dont think you will find a place like this anywhere in NZ. The knowledge and appreciation Steve and his team (i would say...More

1  Thank Noelle T
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visited here after a recommendation. It was raining the day we went and a great place to while away the day creating our own unique piece of Jewellery to take home. Steve was patient and an excellent tutor, meaning we both left with pieces...More

Thank togetherwego2016
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We read about Steve's amazing little shop and workshop here on TripAdvisor, so the night before the kids (16yo, 12yo and 9yo) went down to the beach (in the standard West Coast rain!) and picked up Greenstone (Jade) for their experience the next day. Steve...More

1  Thank TD200956
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Our day with Steve carving pounami far exceeded any expectations we arrived with. Us was myself and two children aged 11 and 12. Steve was warm, welcoming and wise, bringing a richness to the experience well beyond the carving itself. Steve is a very experienced(30+...More

1  Thank Hayley T
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was raining in Hokitika (and pretty much everywhere else on the west coast) and we saw something about carving your own jade on the little tourist tv program at the hotel. We asked our front desk receptionist and she pointed us to Bonz 'N...More

1  Thank Pangea422
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Steve has this way with people, it''s almost impossible to describe. He is the kind of teacher that gets the best out of each person that step into his workshop. By giving us full control over every steps of the way and simply guiding our...More

1  Thank Robin_Laura
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
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