17 Kiwi Things to Buy in Auckland

New Zealand, Auckland Guide (B): 17 Kiwi Things to Buy in Auckland

Although closer than it used to be, courtesy of “The Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy, New Zealand still remains below “Down Under” to many. If you're privileged to visit Auckland, make sure to bring home something memorable to “extend” your trip. Here are some ideas for signature souvenirs from this part of Kiwiland.

Pukekos are an indigenous New Zealand bird often seen picking around on the side of the road. In their ceramic form, they make colourful and quirky gifts, especially the ones with ceramic bodies and legs made from strips of leather. They are especially becoming when sat on sideboards and mantle pieces with their legs dangling off the edge. They come in a range of colours and sizes and are all handmade. The hard part will be deciding whether one is enough or whether a pair is more sociable. For garden lovers, ceramic pukekos with stilts for legs make for a fun and colourful addition to any garden. Head north out of Auckland for an hour and you’ll reach fashionable Matakana. Here you’ll find many stores specialising in locally made ceramics and glassware. Morris & James is a reputable large ceramic store and studio with a huge range of pots and vessels, art, homeware and gifts. The store is located on Tongue Farm Road, Matakana. It’s well sign posted also. Phone the store on 09 422 7116. The collection showroom is open daily between 9am and 5pm. Prices start from NZD10 and the sky is the limit. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 17 Kiwi Things to Buy in Auckland
Guide Location: New Zealand » Auckland
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Morris & James   Swanndri   The Warehouse   Paua World   Sheepskin rugs   The Honey Centre   The Wildzone Gift Shop   Swamp Kauri Clocks   Bone Pendants   Greenstone   Icebreaker Clothing   The Polynesian Spa   Glengarry Ponsonby  
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