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Quarry Arts Centre

21 Selwyn Avenue, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 1215
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Photo day

Nice day to go and take photos and have a lovely walk around the artworks. Sunday and no one... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Diannemh46
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Whangarei, New Zealand
via mobile
Enjoy the colourful place

You can drive all the way into here. The toilets and everything is very accessible for the frail... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Anne255371
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
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“local artists” (4 reviews)
“for sale” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (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 4 days ago 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

Thank Diannemh46
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

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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

Thank LJB58
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

Thank Marion W
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

Thank _aateam_6
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

Thank Funfoodfavourites
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
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

Thank guggetravel
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Situated in a dead end road not far from the main highway, we went there on a rainy Sunday morning and were almost alone. There is lots of artists' workshops to see and visit, a lot of outside art and a small shop.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 10 February 2017

An interesting collection of art studios, artists and volunteers. We especially enjoyed talking with the sales clerk in the store - a volunteer who was a wood turner. He was very helpful in explaining the art coop and the various studios. Didn't get a chance...More

Thank Dave M
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