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Bonz 'N Stonz

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

In a town famous for its prized gemstone, Jade (or Pounamu), Bonz n Stonz is the go to for carving... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dom I
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Record shop around the corner AWESOME

Love this shop beautiful people working with love.Great museum. Awesome West Coast Vinyl & Fashion... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
social2015
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“make your own” (5 reviews)
“simple design” (3 reviews)
“south island” (6 reviews)
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16 Hamilton Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-755 6504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Dom I
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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
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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Steve has an incredible patience and gentle nature. Treat yourself to a day of tuition in carving greenstone and rest up from your travels!

Thank BirdsongHokitikaYHA
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely great, Steve was an excellent teacher and in 5 hours I'd created my own jade pendant from scratch. Very pleased with the results considering I'm not artistic at all.

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I came across Bonz N Stonz after foraging on the beach for Pounamu (Jade/Greenstone), everyone in there was really helpful and looked through my finds to tell me what I had (one tiny Pounamu and some pretty Serpentine). I then spent a couple of hours...More

Thank crowboroughcouple27
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Being an artist myself it was a very special experience to be able to be taught a different technique. Steve was a wonderful, patient and talented man. This experience for me was a highlight of my New Zealand experience. Just don't rush. You need at...More

Thank Scutchings
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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
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