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Pauanesia

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Unique NZ gifts

I love this shop and often go here to pick up unique gifts for friends and family overseas. It's a... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Kiwi-1976
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Best little nz shop

The wonderful staff make you feel warm...The items are all lovingly made and such a variety. My... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
_dawnjoy18
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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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This gift store sells unique New Zealand-inspired products made by local artists, designers, and jewelers. It is a great place to buy merino possum-knitted scarves, cushions, and vintage Kiwi chaps.
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35 High Street | Cbd, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I love this shop and often go here to pick up unique gifts for friends and family overseas. It's a tiny shop but stocks a range from jewellery to tea towels and kiwi soft toys. Many of the items feature Pacific inspired patterns. Don't expect...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kiwi-1976
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The wonderful staff make you feel warm...The items are all lovingly made and such a variety. My favourite are the Kiwi Chaps...I have 2 that sit happily on the couch..given lots to friends that have gone overseas. This store is a must to visit

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank _dawnjoy18
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We read about this shop on Trip Advisor and decided to check it out because we were looking for unique, artisan gifts to give family from our trip to New Zealand. Pauanesia is such a cute shop filled with beautiful, colorful designs on many different...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hey brilliant find in centre of Auckland. A treasure trove of gifts & mementos to remind us of our NZ holiday. Love the bright fresh designs. Here maI!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite kiwiana shops. I've accumulated all the unique Xmas Decs, I love the new kiwi and kakapo range and the jewellery is always interesting and beautiful. Great shop, beats most 'touristy' shops hands down.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank onemadcow2015
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon this shop while exploring Auckland. Pauanesia is stocked with amazing locally produced textiles and craft. I bought a textile kiwi named Dylan and a print by artist Holly Roach. Definitely a must visit if you are looking for unique and beautiful well provenanced...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Shannon S
PauanesiaTeam, Shop Assistant at Pauanesia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Hi Shannon, thank you so much for your wonderful review. We hope Dylan is well and happy in his new home. Thanks for visiting us!

Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is a delightful retail shop tucked away in High St. The owner has sourced a bespoke range of new Zealand designed and made textiles and created products for home and personal use, here and overseas. She works with textile artists to create woollen throws,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank KRAKL
PauanesiaTeam, Shop Assistant at Pauanesia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Thank you so much for such a beautiful review that truly explains what we are about and Heather's vision!

Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This has a great selection of wonderful stuff that's just a little bit more unusual and you won't find anywhere else Great fabrics and amazing products I could spend a small fortune Has some of the best souvenirs you would want to buy

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank edwmagee
Pauanesia, Owner at Pauanesia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you edwmagee for such a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in our store. Happy travels & noho ora mai, The team at Pauanesia

Reviewed 22 April 2015

Stunning products to take away as a constant reminder of beautiful New Zealand. I bought a range of textiles, table runners, table cloths, etc, all uniquely designed with motives consisting of the fauna and fauna of NZ. Next time I visit I will be buying...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank 252rosie
Pauanesia, Owner at Pauanesia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Thank you Rosie for such a lovely review and for your big purchase by the sounds. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in our store. If you'd to visit us again but the next trip to Auckland is a while away, please pop...More

Reviewed 20 April 2015

Pauanesia is your one stop shop if you're looking for unique, trendy, handmade kiwiana gifts. The little antipodean store is always full of the most unexpected and beautiful home-wares, jewelery, accessories and collectables. The girls in the shop are very knowledgeable on all things New...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank AnnaPowell
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