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“hand made”(9 reviews)
This is a chocolate boutique where they make speciality chocolates before your eyes (and you can have a go too!) and the products are the best chocolates, without fear of contradiction, you'll find anywhere!
Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
+64 9-407 6800
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 January 2012

OMGoodness you'll be sorry stepping into this place!. Its beautifully set up and you can look thru large windows and see the staff carefully hand crafting their chocolate truffles etc. THEN more staff come round and offer wee tasty morsels to try, well THEN your...More

4  Thank rhad
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Beautifully presented shop and devine chocolates, however the staff were very rude. I do appreciate the quality and craftsmanship that goes into making them, but did feel that $18 for a teeny tiny box was pricey. I asked the staff why they didn't have a...More

2  Thank Flipperchick
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Reviewed 10 April 2011

Great stop on the way to the town centre.. Beautiful chocolates

2  Thank 253kelliew
Reviewed 14 December 2010

It has been about 9 years since I visited the farm/ factory/ store near Kerikeri. It is et amongst the orchards the region is famous for. their product are not the cheapest, not overly expensive either, but oh so very nice. I especially like their...More

2  Thank billhook_bob
Reviewed 24 September 2010

We have no shortage of specialty chocolate factories here in WA and around Australia, and I have to say I don't agree with the opinions about the quality of some I've visited. Makana however is extremely good and well worth the stop we made on...More

3  Thank kerryinoz
Reviewed 13 April 2010

This is the best chocolate you'll ever find in the world... My daughter lives not far from where Makana chocolate is made in Kerikeri... a friend and I thought we'd do the tourist thing and visit, welllllll.... I live in Australia, I now have chocolate...More

2  Thank Kingfisher_Res0rt
Reviewed 26 July 2009

A friendly, fun family business where you can watch the chocolates being made, or try your hand yourself before picking up a few to indulge yourself later. On the main road, its easy to find and the place is fantastically clean (and thankfully air conditioned!)...More

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