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Quarry Arts Centre

21 Selwyn Avenue, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 1215
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Grounds are lovely, not open at the correct time.

We arrived here at twenty five past nine, it was due to open at nine thirty, no one arrived so we... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
TROPHYKerikeri
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KERIKERI
Visit if you are interested in art.

Lots of interesting art and interesting artists, although some do not like too many visitors (as... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
jonathannevill
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“local artists” (4 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
“for sale” (3 reviews)
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21 Selwyn Avenue, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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+64 9-438 1215
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We arrived here at twenty five past nine, it was due to open at nine thirty, no one arrived so we had a wander around, disappointed not to be able to see anything but the grounds are nice to walk around, just driving away from...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Lots of interesting art and interesting artists, although some do not like too many visitors (as you would expect), so I recommend not talking too much unless you are encouraged.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Nice day to go and take photos and have a lovely walk around the artworks. Sunday and no one around, but that is what we wants, enjoyed looking around and taking some beautiful photos. Saw the waterfall which I did not know was there, so...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

You can drive all the way into here. The toilets and everything is very accessible for the frail. There is heaps of artwork although a lot of it is a bit tired (but then we all are ). there is a lovely little gift shop...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

An interesting collection of buildings with artists and hobbyists. A great shop with a wide range of art available.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a fantastic artists enclave, with studios and shops, as well as restaurant and teaching facilities. What vision of the founder, who pushed it through when the Quarry was for sale. We visited in the a.m. around 10; not all the artists were at...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I took a few school age children for a visit, and really enjoyed the variety and skill of the arts and craft work here. It was awesome to see some of the local artists working at their creations, and be able to have friendly conversation...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Looking for local artist in their studio. This is where you will find them. A little run down in the all the buildings but great location and lovely walk amongst the forest and a bonus waterfall at the back. We found some nice local gifts...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This quirky place tickles my sense of excitement. Frankly.... if I'm bored need stimulation I head up here. I simply stroll around all the buildings absorbing the vibrant colour. pots and atmosphere. It's free to walk through and does something to my sole. Simply makes...More

Thank Anne255371
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited this site a few months ago in the belief it would be a vibrant art centre in the footsteps of Yvonne Rust who established it a few decades ago. We were disappointed to find that it was almost commune like, falling apart and...More

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