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Hokitika - JADE Carving Class

Create your own Jade jewellery masterpiece!

The Lake Mahinapua Hotel is a local institution, bringing together West Coast history and creative talent.

Take a seat in one of their Jade carving classes and learn to carve your own piece of New Zealand, with New Zealand Jade. Also known as Greenstone or Pounamu, Jade is a highly valued rock found in Southern New Zealand and has had multiple uses for generations in Maori history.

No experience with jewellery or machinery is required, the friendly local staff will pass on all their knowledge as it has been passed on to them.

Situated 12km South of Hokitika on a beautiful surrounding of native bush, lakes, beach and mountains, there’s no better place to take in some New Zeland history and take a little home with you.

 

Price: $55 Per Person

Duration: Between 1/2 an Hour to 1 Hour

Location: Lake Mahinapua Hotel, SH6, Ruatapu Rd, Hokitika

Available Bookings from March 26 to April 01

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Per Person$24.75

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Per Person$38.50

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Per Person$55.00

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Weijie Xu from United States wrote on 04 November 2015

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Great experience

Wonderful experience and great place to shop for local stones, too.

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Jitka and Ross from Czech Republic wrote on 27 October 2015

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Amazing experience

I really recommend Jade carving class, that was nice experience how to make own green stone. We really enjoyed that. Thank you for that!

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Kim Hoffmann from Netherlands wrote on 31 May 2016

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Jade carving

Nice instructor, not really carving just shaping since you only have 1 hour. No real maori shapes, but it's a nice souvenir that you won't get as cheap in the stores. Plus in stores it's usually factory made...

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Stephanie from Germany wrote on 21 October 2015

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Amazing

Great class! Highly recommend it!

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Stephanie from Germany wrote on 19 October 2015

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Awesome!

I really enjoyed the carving class. Teacher is very, very nice and he loves his job! Has some interesting stories to tell! :) Would appreciate it to everyone! I booked it for two classes! Thank you!

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