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Bonz 'N Stonz

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Great experience!!! Mostly recommended.

We spent a whole day at Bonz’N Stonz. Our 10 & 12 years old chose greenstone carving. Stefan... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shiri N
via mobile
Make a souvenir with a difference!

I stumbled upon this place by complete accident while waiting for another activity. I had a day to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bianca C
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16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a whole day at Bonz’N Stonz. Our 10 & 12 years old chose greenstone carving. Stefan (Sunny) was an excellent guide. He took them step by step, with so much patience. By the end of the day, they were so proud of their...More

Thank Shiri N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this place by complete accident while waiting for another activity. I had a day to kill and I'm so grateful for this find! In a place filled with jade stores this offers a serious point of difference; carve your own! And I...More

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Have bought a number of pieces from here and the vibe in the shop is always kind and helpful. Steve once gave me a chip of tangiwai ... a treasure. I recently bought a gorgeous piece as a gift for a Whanau member. Thanks team...More

Thank Kym007intheBay
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We were two Kiwis over from Christchurch for the day. We wanted our own pounamu pendants and as Hokitika is the source of the stone it seemed the place to buy. We didn’t want cheap, machine processed pieces of Chinese jade like some souvenir stores...More

Thank Cpilot
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We did the jade carving 1 day activity. We were there on short notice but they were still able to somehow fit us in! It was the highlight of my whole trip to NZ. I had never carved jade but they made it seem easy....More

Thank Terranova111
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

In a town famous for its prized gemstone, Jade (or Pounamu), Bonz n Stonz is the go to for carving your own! You can bring your own (cheaper) or pick a stone or bone they have in store. On day 1 I spoke to the...More

1  Thank DomI194
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Love this shop beautiful people working with love.Great museum. Awesome West Coast Vinyl & Fashion store around the corner recommend you .

Thank social2015
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This place is definitely worth going into and so much better than any bigger, touristy carving spot. The owner and family work on premises and other staff are helpful, enlightening, and enjoyable. We didn't actually take the time to carve our own piece, which we...More

1  Thank kimberdimber
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Steve, the owner of Bonz n Stonz along with a great crew, Nikki at the front, and many of the other carvers like Khatene who is brilliant at carving will be there if you are lucky enough to catch him there when you book. Everyone...More

Thank Kyle N
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Experienced carving your own jade/bone/shell here. Its a very cool place where it has multiple carving styles of accessories. Definitely worth a visit!!

Thank Shao C
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