Ask a Norfolk Island local is our blog to help you with any queries before you arrive here for a holiday.
Norfolk Island is one of the most amazing places to visit but is totally unique to the rest of the world, so our visitors usually have queries before they travel.
There is no better way to have your queries answered except by a local who knows.
So ask our team of locals what you really want to know about the wonderful World of Norfolk.
Monday, January 2, 2012
What locally made souvenir products can I purchase?
You will be amazed at the range of locally made products to purchase on the Island which is testimony to the talented people. Readily available from craftsmen are wood work pieces quite often made from the famous Norfolk pine wood, there are several art galleries showcasing local art in a variety of forms, locally designed/tie dyed fabrics made into items such as clothing and table cloths. The beautiful work of locals who weave and plait such items as the traditional hats mostly worn by locals at special celebrations. There is also jewellery making, bone carvings, tapa cloth making, pottery photography and so much more. You can even purchase a Norfolk Island rowing oar or a ukulele.