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Original Gifts To Take Home

Found this little gem inside the large Jade outlet in the centre of town. Very striking simple... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Little Chalfont, United Kingdom
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The Perfect Little Token

I was looking for a souvenir and have scoured several gift shops, I wanted something different than... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
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Handpainted fridge magnets, standing stones and wall panels created on site by graphic artist, William Steyn. Choose from quirky kiwis,dancing folk, windswept trees, spirals or stylized faces painted on West Coast beach stones. Over the last 10...more
41 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 27 777 7057
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We passed by this store to buy feom the fish and chips. While waiting for our order we went back to check it our. The stones were gathered from the nearby beach. And the owner painstakenly paint each stone with his unique art. He mentioned...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miles527
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Found this little gem inside the large Jade outlet in the centre of town. Very striking simple paintings on locally sourced rock showing images of New Zealand culture. The rocks come in all sizes and shapes to suit anybody's taste and money in the pocket....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DaveBAmersham
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was looking for a souvenir and have scoured several gift shops, I wanted something different than the usual magnet or keychain. I also love art so I was glad when I stumbled upon this little shop on my way to the restroom in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Schroeder1017
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Found an art gallery in Hokitika, New Zealand where you could purchase a little memento. Was surprised to find someone had taken the time to paint stones from around the area. There are heaps of styles and sizes to choose from, I purchased a little...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bron D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Watch the paintings on stone being done. Great work, Very unusual. You'll love some of it, especially after you walked the beaches. Not overpriced. Great souvenier which is not tacky. Can highly recommend

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank dieteraz
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice little store offering stone art. Something a little bit different. Artist was very pleasant to talk to. Great gift ideas for tourists to send home.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank NickyandAlex
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were driving between Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine station in Greymouth (a typical self-drive itinerary) and stopped in Hokitika for lunch. Next door to the huge Mountain Jade Factory store was a little shop with a wonderful collection of painted stones. Most of the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ALTippet
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I love William's painted stones. He is so talented and is a very pleasant and interesting man. I highly recommend stopping/shopping there when in Hokitika. Lisa - East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank lrhawthorne
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely guy who finds stones on the beach and paints art on them . I preferred the abstract symbols ( wish there were more ) to the kiwi birds . Very reasonable prices too .

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 979kerryw
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I dropped by the Stone Painter William Steyn whilst visiting Hokitika. What a lovely man and talented too, producing very precisely painted flat stones sourced from the nearby beach. He told me that he is a South African and has lived in New Zealand for...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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