Mountain Jade41 Weld Street, Hokitika
Every day you can join a free guided tour of our jade carving workshop at 9.30am and 2.30pm. You’ll get to meet New Zealand’s finest jade artists and see how they transform raw stone into carved art, discovering the different tools and techniques used to craft jade by hand. We’ll take you on a journey into the important role pounamu plays in Maori culture, exploring its traditional uses and values and uncovering the legends and stories which breathe life into the treasured stone. Tours are free and last 20-minutes, no bookings are required.