Makana Confections

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buzz
Waikato Region, New Zealand17 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
The Chocolate is definitely amazing, especially the popcorn, but I'm not sure the prices are justified, my popcorn was $21.50, for a small bag of caramel popcorn that is just ridiculous, I'd expect something like that at least to be half the price.

The customer service is exceptional.
Written 2 January 2022
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422iana
Dunedin, New Zealand3,072 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
Small but quaint. My daughters loved the bears, but not really a chocolate store for them. It was really cool to see the glass screen with them making the chocolate. The girls did not like the smell, but it was oranges/maybe a little alcohol. If you would like something upmarket this is your place.
Written 29 December 2021
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LarriH_13
Christchurch, New Zealand116 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
A bit disappointed to be honest. Very expensive for a small box of truffles, that were no better than chocolate from the supermarket. And didn't really taste like the flavours they were meant to be. Not bad, just not amazing. Shop staff were nice. Not a huge selection of different things. Couldn't recommend unfortunately.
Written 25 October 2021
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Kiwi5
New Zealand187 contributions
Apr 2021
We must have struck a bad day, as we entered we were asked if we were with another person that came at the same time. Then we were told “here is your tasting” and then the staff member returned to putting stickers on boxes with the other staff member. No explanation on the chocolate tasting or information on anything else. Not really worth the visit. We had intended to buy gifts but only brought one thing and left feeling like we were not welcome. I hope that improve their welcoming, as a NZ citizen I would hate this to be the face of Makana in the South Island. (Had a better experience in the North Island). Having said that the macadamia crunch is to die for.
Written 12 April 2021
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Claire S
Pauanui, New Zealand61 contributions
Mar 2021 • Couples
Walked in the doors and immediately greeted with "Welcome to Makana! " alongside the simultabious aroma hitting the senses of chocolate and toffee and all those lovely smells. The staff are super friendly and offerings of samples were very well received. Prices here are not cheap, but in line with what you would expect from a handmade boutique enterprise. Left with an exciting package of treats.
Written 27 March 2021
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rish444
Christchurch, New Zealand27 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
Really friendly staff as soon as we walk in, nice touch with the free tasters they give you. Delicious chocolate!
Written 27 January 2021
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Travel pixie
Christchurch, New Zealand46 contributions
Dec 2020
A lovely little place with a range to entice everyone. Love the free samples and my personal fav is the Macadamia Butter Toffee Crunch.
Written 6 January 2021
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Bridget P
Pahiatua, New Zealand123 contributions
Dec 2020 • Couples
This is a must visit. The staff warmly greeted us as we entered the shop and we were offered three different tastings while we were there. It was interesting to watch the chocolatiers at work. Making chocolate really is a labour of love. Although the chocolate is on the expensive side, it is quality and very delicious. We took home a bag of brittle to enjoy.
Written 29 December 2020
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Kevin T
Auckland, New Zealand1,050 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Had to pop in for a free sample and also to watch things being made. An extensive range and choice on offer at a price. Enjoy...
Written 21 September 2020
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bossyannie
Rotorua, New Zealand42 contributions
Sep 2020 • Friends
You get a free sample (generous) when you walk in and can see the chocolates being made. The choice is huge and the champagne truffles are gorgeous. Worth a visit
Written 8 September 2020
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