History & heritage
Bonz 'n' Stonz
A gallery and carving studio filled with handmade jade pieces. Bonz 'N' Stonz is the authentic location to purchase professionally created jade, bone, and shell jewelry. You also have the option to carve your own Jade - Bone -Shell.
9am - 5pm. 7 days a week 362 days a year.
Bonz and Stonez was founded by Steve Gwaliasi in 2000, a teacher at heart who is keen to share the carving experience with others.
Carving your own jade piece is more than creating a hand made piece.
It allows you to experience the New Zealand jade carving tradition.
You will learn what carving is all about and immerse yourself in the Māori culture with the help of our master carvers.
You can also purchase locally made pieces from our shop.
- New Zealand jade carving: From $190.
- Paua carving: From $100.
- Bone carving: From $100