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Bonz 'N Stonz

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Most Excellent Day of Fun

I dropped in to enquire about making a Jade piece for myself. Ended up here for about six hours... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ulverstone, Australia
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Great experience & lovely staff

My partner and I popped into Bonz 'N Stonz whilst staying in Hokitika for the night. We arrived... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6504
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I dropped in to enquire about making a Jade piece for myself. Ended up here for about six hours, carving a necklace from my own design. The owners were exceptionally helpful, very sociable and entertaining. During the day, I met many locals who dropped in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GeoffreyMcGiraffe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I popped into Bonz 'N Stonz whilst staying in Hokitika for the night. We arrived around 4pm which was unfortunately too late to start a jade-carving session (these normally take 2-3 hours), however Stephan was kind enough to do an hour one-to-one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpgthfc
Reviewed 31 December 2018

I made a stone for my daughter, which given my limited creative skills is no small feat. Stephan helped me quite a bit along the way and Steve (the owner) was there to cap off a great experience. Steve is the nicest guy you'll meet....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelfiend_30
Reviewed 21 December 2018

It was rainy in Hokitika, so I decided to come to Bonz 'N Stonz and do a jade-carving workshop. It was definitely a day well spent! I got to design my own jade pendant, pick out my specific stone from locally-sourced jade, and then carve...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed 30 November 2018

We didn't actually buy anything here but they were very helpful and chatty telling us about local places and working in greenstone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank readysteadyteddy
Reviewed 16 November 2018

This shop offers not only Greenstone but also the opportunity to make some jewellery by yourself. With the help of the local PROs we experienced some wonderful hours in the workshop. THANKS A LOT !!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neue-Coole-Reise
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Very nice, professional and helpful staff, really interesting workshop, great experience and a good way to spend a rainy day. BUT felt a little bit misadvertised. We spoke to them on the phone and read the information at the shop, they say the workshop includes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bar F
Reviewed 4 October 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shiri N
Reviewed 19 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jill H
22 August 2018|
Response from Reto-87 |
Hey, yes it’s still open. I also hadn’t found anything in the internet, but we went there two days ago and i showed them some stones i found on the beach (turned out i just found stones).
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