Hokitika Art & Crafts

With the surrounding landscape as inspiration and local resources as the creative medium, many artists and craftspeople have made Hokitika their home. This large artisan community provides Hokitika and travellers with a wide range of quality arts & crafts to choose from. Locally sourced pounamu / NZ jade and gold feature in many artist's works too.  

Browse the listings below to find some amazing Hokitika arts & crafts. 


PH: 03 755 7448 E:

We stock an extensive range of gifts and souvenirs sourced from local artists and throughout NZ to ensure you have lasting memories of your visit to Hokitika. We are locally owned and operated with a central location and open seven days. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Traditional Jade
PH: (03) 755 5233 E:

Traditional Jade is a locally owned small family business who are of Ngai Tahu descent. We have top quality affordable Jade/Pounamu carvings and sculptures. Come and visit our friendly knowledgeable team and see one of the biggest raw jade collections in New Zealand.

Heritage Jade

PH: (03) 755 6514 E:

Featuring Pounamu (New Zealand jade). Call in and see the finest carved pounamu pieces on the West Coast. Colin, our carver, is of Ngai Tahu descent and gathers and shapes this sacred stone himself to ensure best quality. Located opposite Fat Pipi Pizza. 

Gorge Gallery at MZ Design
PH: (03) 755 7800 E:
The Gorge Gallery is located at the workshop and home of MZ Design. We are 20km from Hokitika (down Zuckermans Road) on the road to the Hokitika Gorge. We stock our original design woodware along with special designs unique to our gallery. We are open when the Flags are displayed.

Wilderness Gallery
PH: (03) 755 7575 E: MOBILE: 021 184 0917

Discover highest quality, purely New Zealand made art, giftware and jewellery alongside the local colours of the West Coast captured by renowned wildlife and landscape photographer Juergen Schacke. The fresh and inspiring Gallery is a fantastic way to take in and take home the spirit of the region. "Highlight of Hokitika", "Amazing Gallery" are only two of many excellent tripadvisor review headlines. Open 7 days.

Hokitika Craft Gallery
PH: (03) 755 8802 E:

This special gallery is a co-operative of local crafts people and artists. It is owned and operated by members who make unique designs to the highest standards. The gallery features New Zealand Jade, Bone, Wood, Pottery, Fibre, Silk, Flax and Art. Open 7 days 8.30 - 5.30 (Winter 9.30 - 5.00). Come and meet the makers!


The Gold Room
PH: (03) 755 8362 E:

NATURAL GOLD NUGGETS. As found, natural West Coast gold nuggets & flakes sourced from present day gold mines. Watch our jeweller working with the as found gold, creating beautiful gold nugget jewellery. Hold a large gold nugget in your hand and experience the amazing weight of gold. Studio & Gallery Open 7 days.

Westland Greenstone Ltd

PH: (03) 755 8713 E:

Established in 1962 and proud to be following the tradition of manufacturing and selling exclusively genuine NZ jade. Watch our craftsmen at work in our bright and welcoming showroom. Choose from top quality jewellery, ornaments, Merino Possum, Icebreaker Merino clothing, paua products, NZ Skincare and much more. Our expert friendly staff will help you buy with confidence. Open 7 days.

Mountain Jade - Tancred Street
PH: (03) 755 8009 E:

Come visit our friendly, knowledgeable staff and view the large selection of Jade/Pounamu jewellery and sculptures. Something for everyone at great prices. Open 7 days

Hokitika Glass Studio
PH: (03) 755 7775 E: FREEPH: 0800 178 445

Glass blowing-designer art forms. View master glassblowers handcrafting glassware, art glass, giftware, souvenirs, tableware & glass beads. All available from our large showroom. Open 7 days.

Waewae Pounamu

PH: 03 755 8304

Pounamu/NZ jade. 

Ruby Rock

PH: 03 755 7448

Jewellery featuring Ruby Rock, found only near Hokitika. 

Sock World Hokitika

PH: 03 755 7251

Home of the New Zealand Auto Knitter and the world's finest sock and hand-knit yarns.

Ocean Paua (2000) Ltd

PH: 03 755 6128

Jewellery, gifts, souvenirs. 

Tectonic Jade

PH: 03 755 6644

Jade store 


PH: (03) 755 6336

Copper art and gallery.

Sunshinz: Fashion & Beauty

PH: (03) 755 8115

The Kiwi way of fashion, living & gift giving. 

Bonz n Stonz

PH: (03) 755 6504

Carve your own jewellery from jade/pounamu, bone, paua shell or mother-of-pearl.

William Steyn

PH: 027 777 7057


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