"Kiwi stuff to buy home" Top 5 Page for this destination South Island Shopping Tip by SLLiew

South Island Shopping: 9 reviews and 8 photos


What to buy: Found that souvenir are not cheap in New Zealand. But since one has come so far, best to spend a bit to take some back for memories and for friends and relatives.

The T-shirts and caps of New Zealand logos, fern leaf, kiwi and rugby team are cool.

Popular things to buy are tiki (Maori traditional ornaments) made from nephrite greenstone, whale bones or imitation cheaper plastic version, wood carving, paua shell items, cute kiwi bird souvenir, sheep skin product, honey product and NZ chocolates.

Fresh fruits of the season (apples, strawberries, cherries, kiwi fruits) and vegetables (asparagus) are greatly appreciated by your welcoming home team at the airport.

Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 7, 2007
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