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Interesting Souvenirs

A very good range of paua shell and greenstone (not all NZ greenstone) and other souvenirs on... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Courtesy and Patience

I was walking past the factory, and having found paua shells on the side of the road, I went in to... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2015
Tom B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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Dec 22, 2017
“Interesting Souvenirs”
Jan 11, 2018
“Great place to browse and buy gifts/souvenirs”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
2 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6871
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a quick stop in Kaikoura while traveling down Highway 1 this week. This shop was a great find for Paua and other gems, along with other typical kiwi souvenirs. A varied selection in different price ranges so something for everyone. Perfect for stocking up...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

A very good range of paua shell and greenstone (not all NZ greenstone) and other souvenirs on display with a wide range of styles and prices to suit any budget. I had fun fossicking in a bin for small pieces of paua suitable for craft...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

This shop has a lovely range of paua jewellery, shells etc and other ge mstones. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff member helped me get the right purchases I was looking for. Very good prices for polished paua shells and jewellery. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DJW20
Reviewed July 25, 2016

If your loking for a souvenir or a gift well worth a stop huge range of pendant necklaces with a range of prices from cheap to more expensive pieces a large well stocked store easy parking out front or very short walk from main st

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank blamon
Reviewed April 6, 2016

This is the place to shop for Paua shells or gifts made from Paua shells. Located about 1 minute from the main street. Best quality Paua shells at the best prices. Worth a stop even if you are not shopping, Friendly and helpful staff.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank HowardP568
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

I brought some of my Paua shells I'd collected from the beach in here to be polished. They were really friendly and fast getting the shells back to me! My shells look fantastic, I'd definitely recommend here if you have any paua you need polishing

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Beth A
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Was looking for a particular piece to take home. There are many things here unfortunately I didn't find my special piece but I enjoyed looking, staff was helpful. Was interested that the majority of jade they have ISN'T NZ jade

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed March 19, 2015

I was walking past the factory, and having found paua shells on the side of the road, I went in to find out more. The shop was well lit, with generous space between the displays, certainly enough room for buggy minders etc.The lady on duty...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband bought me two beautiful Sterling SIlver and Paua bracelets and a Nautilus and Sterling Silver hanging piece for my necklace A couple of days later one of the shells came out of the bracelet setting. I contacted the owner, Nathan. He was very...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank fegusoc
Reviewed February 5, 2014

So pleased to spend time in this shop gathering bulk pieces of paua for jewellery making. Excellent selection of whole paua shells of varying styles, prices. Many unique items not seen elsewhere. Several items that we did see elsewhere in shops in the South Island...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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