Creative Ideas

The scenic surroundings and wealth of natural resources available in Hokitika have inspired many a creative people to settle in Hokitika. Perhaps you want to get a bit creative yourself?

See below for what creative and inspirational things are happening in Hokitika. 

  • Hokitika boasts a large artisan community. Visit the many galleries in Hokitika to see what inspires them.
  • Unique handmade items can be found at many retail stores too. 
  • There are opportunities to "make your own" art in Hokitika including driftwood sculptures and carve your own pounamu. 
  • Come for some creative and unique Hokitika events. "Driftwood & Sand" is one anyone can participate in. And the Wildfoods Festival is definitely creative with food! 
  • Check out our What's On in Hokitika calendar for exhibitions and creative activities in which you can participate.
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