NZ Greenstone / Pounamu Mere on Pine Stand (Small) Polished
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This beautifully Carved Greenstone Mere would make an impressive Presentation Piece, Trophy, Souvenir of New Zealand or as an alternative to the Traditional 21st Birthday Key.
The Mere has a Polished Finish and measures approx 18.5cm Long by 6.5cm High (at highest points) and has a Woven Black Cord.
The Base is Made from Pine and measures 27cm Long by 9cm Wide (Front to Back).
Mere Pounamu (or Patu Pounamu) were considered to be the most valuable greenstone items. They were the main symbol of chieftainship and were as valuable to Māori as precious stones were to Europeans. Traditionally, mere were used for stabbing and cutting, rather than delivering axe-like blows.
Click-and-Collect is available in Napier during Store Opening Hours Monday to Saturday at 108 Hastings Street Napier next to ASB Bank opposite Pascoes Jewellers.
If your order contains Standard Items (e.g. Not Engraved Items) you can collect any time during our Opening Hours.
If your order contains Engraved Items, you will be notified via E-Mail when your Order is ready for collection.
Click-and-Collect Orders with Payment on Pickup must be collected within 3 Working Days – we cannot hold Orders longer than that unless prior arrangement has been made with us.
Click-and-Collect Orders with Payment on Pickup only applies to Standard Items, if you are having an Item Engraved, this must be paid prior to us Engraving.
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Cash/Eftpos on Pickup from our Store in Napier (Only available for orders without Engraving)
$5.00 Non-Rural: Flat Rate for some Small Items
$7.50 Non-Rural: Flat Rate for some Small Items
$9.50 Non-Rural: Flat Rate for the whole Order (Most Items)
$16.00 Non-Rural: Flat Rate for the whole Order – If there is a Large Item such as a Yard Glass
$6.80 RURAL: In addition to the Non-Rural Rate
New Zealand Orders $125 and Over – FREE DELIVERY
Chatham Islands – Please Contact us for a Freight Cost
International Orders (See “Delivery Information”)