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Address: 25 Tancred St, Hokitika, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03-755-8802
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Activities: Dining, Hiking

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Beautiful handcrafted items

This is a good spot to buy NZ gifts for the folks back home--things made of wool, crafted of NZ woods, glass, pottery. I don't know if items have been approved by a jury but they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Wake Forest, Nc
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Wake Forest, Nc
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323 reviews 323 reviews
75 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a good spot to buy NZ gifts for the folks back home--things made of wool, crafted of NZ woods, glass, pottery. I don't know if items have been approved by a jury but they appeared to be given the quality. Prices are fairly reasonable too.

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A great co-op of displayed local arts and crafts where you can buy authentic souvenirs. Service was good too - friendly and informative. Recommended

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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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236 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here to replace a hand painted silk scarf bought by a friend of ours ten years ago. The lady in charge is the same person and was able to sell us a similar scarf and a few for my wife. A lovely lovely place. Well worth a detour of highway six.

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Riverina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A local gallery that displays marvellous work from local artists. Well worth a browse to see if you can buy a memento for your trip to New Zealand!

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were looking for a gift and found this gallery. Fantastic handcrafts without budget blowout! There was so much to choose from,all original and lovely. The assistant was very friendly. A real treasure trove.

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Brisbane, Australia
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190 reviews 190 reviews
105 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a must see when you're in Hokitika. It's a great place to buy some very nice and well priced souvenirs. There is a range of wood products along with paintings, great wooden bookmarks and jewellery. The staff are fabulous as well.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were wandering around Hokitika looking at the various shops for gifts and things to bring home. We really hadn't found anything that appealed to us and that wasn't very touristy until we found the Hokitika Craft Gallery Co-Op. It was a unanimous opion between the three of us. We all bought things to bring back to friends and family.... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I wish I had found more shops like this one in New Zealand. We were in New Zealand for 2 weeks and this is the best shopping I had the whole time!

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NJ
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The Hokitiika Craft Gallery is a long-standing artists' coop with wonderful objects made in NZ by local craftspeople. Jade, wood from reclaimed trees, silver, ceramics. The local artists are often on site to tell you about their work.

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Belleville, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We enjoyed a couple hours browsing and shopping in Hokitika, along with a nice lunch on main street. The highlight of the afternoon was the Hokitika Craft Gallery Co-op. No made-in-China junk here. This is a treasure trove of reasonably priced unique NZ souvenirs for the whole family.

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