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Address: 500 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Phone Number: (09) 407 9196
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lots of very nice things to buy

The lady who served me was really nice, very friendly and helpful. I bought an ornament and a small purse. There were many kauri wood items to buy from small ornaments to very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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175 reviews 175 reviews
55 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The lady who served me was really nice, very friendly and helpful. I bought an ornament and a small purse. There were many kauri wood items to buy from small ornaments to very large and ornate pieces. There were jewellery and trinkets too and the quality was good. The colour of the kauri wood I needed had to be quiet... More 

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Merimbula, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It's easy to drive past and not notice, but keep your eyes open and look for the building because it is certainly worth a visit. An amazing array of unique wood products that are sure to satisfy and delight. Made on the premises ( you can see the workshop through the window in the shop), they offer something for everybody... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Have been there before but there is a new shop assistant who was much friendlier and I thought the layout of the shop had really improved. The range of goods were excellent and weren't as expensive as a lot of other Kauri shops. The items were presented lovely. A great place to visit.

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Traralgon, Australia
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256 reviews 256 reviews
107 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I bought a new chopping block here... it has a beautiful range of wood gifts. The staff are friendly and even if you are simply going in there to see what can be done with the local woods...this is worth a trip. This has some unique gifts and locally made work.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Situated next to the Makana Chocolate Factory, this is a wonderful place to experience Kauri and other native trees having been carved into some pretty unusual and delightful objects. Definitely add this to your list of attractions for visiting the Bay of Islands.

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UK
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131 reviews 131 reviews
33 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

The store has quite a wide range of Kauri products, but the prices weren't tempting and the store wasn't exactly friendly or encouraging to buy.

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Northland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Wasn't very welcoming re staff, staff person looked really unhappy and bored. She really put me of on wanting to buy anything, no one was in the workshop. Not everything had prices on it, quite cluttered with stuff, and what did have prices on it wasn't all affordable. The Kauri products were beautiful to look at and the rocking horse.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

A lot of potential and some really beautiful pieces of wooden craft (in amongst some obviously tourist trinkets). There was no one working in the workshop today so nothing to see other than the products. The thing that really put us off was that the shop really felt unwelcoming. We were the only visitors on a wet winter day and... More 

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Ohope, New Zealand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

The store offers a wide variety of products beautifully handcrafted from Kauri and other unique New Zealand materials. I bought a keychain made of Kauri wood with a centerpiece made of Paua shell which was just stunning. Great for gifts, decor and souvenirs. Well worth popping by from Makana Chocolate Factory which is just a few steps away.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Great little shop, beautiful furniture made from skilled craftsman. Bought a cheese board as a present for a friend.

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