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Shark Nett Gallery

129 Queen Charlotte Drive, Havelock 7281, New Zealand
+64 3-574 2877
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Robyn

This gallery is closed. Now private residence I am just notifying you that it is no longer a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Robyn B
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Never Open

We have tried to visit this place & take friends to see it for years. We live not far from it but... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
nickoftime499
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Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
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A Maori tourism business overlooking Havelock harbour and the Kaituna estuary in the Marlborough Sounds. Our Maori Heritage Art Gallery houses the world's largest "private" collection of contemporary and traditional Maori carvings. We specialise in personal guided tours for all those that visit. All products and services incorporate the values and manaakitanga (the art of hosting) of the local mana whenua (local people of authority)of Rangitane, so that visitors can have a genuine and authentic Maori experience in a relaxed atmosphere.
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19 Jun 2018
“Robyn”
24 Jul 2017
“Never Open”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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129 Queen Charlotte Drive, Havelock 7281, New Zealand
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+64 3-574 2877
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This gallery is closed. Now private residence I am just notifying you that it is no longer a public attraction

Thank Robyn B
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We have tried to visit this place & take friends to see it for years. We live not far from it but it is never open. It always has the closed sign up A waste of time even having a sign out the front advertising...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We went here without expectations and found staff had vast knowledge. We learnt alot about Moari ways and found the stories interesting. Worth visiting and would recommend to all passing through.

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

We were on a private tour from Picton with Bucket List Tours and the 4 of us (2 couples) were delighted to visit with Lynette at the Shark Nett Gallery. The carving inside are beautiful and co-owner Lynette speaks with such passion. It was fascinating...More

Thank Brian M
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Lynette B, Owner at Shark Nett Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Thank you for your review on the Shark Nett Maori Art Gallery. It is very rewarding and a great motivator to see visitors like yourselves, listening to our stories told of the Maori wood carvings on display. We are pleased you enjoyed the Shark Nett...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Lynette showed us their beautiful Maori Art collection and her stories were very interesting and intriguing. Please do not stop her when her passion for everything Maori creeps in. It just makes the experience better. Thanks Lynette & Michael.

Thank Diederik B
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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We saw the sign at the mainstreet and went there when Nett saw us she came right away. We first doubted because of the price but it was worth the money. She gave a nice tour . Worth the visit

Thank Sabrina v
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is our third attempt in a year to look at the gallery. It seems strange that it is so often closed. The price does seem a bit steep as well. $12 for a commercial gallery that is hoping to sell art work seems a...More

Thank Kay W
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Lynette B, Owner at Shark Nett Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Hi there Kay W, What time of year have you visited? As we are open to the public from Labour Weekend 24th October to Easter Weekend 28th March most of the time. This may vary slightly from year to year. All other times is by...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

It is good to take the time out to visit this gallery. The gallery offers finest collection of tribal history as well as story behind carvings.Truly a delightful experience.

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Lynette B, Owner at Shark Nett Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Shark Nett. We believe in 'Manaakitanga', (the spirit of hosting) and are greatful you gave us an opportunity to share our collection of maori carvings and their stories with you.

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Reviewed 16 March 2015

This gallery is well worth the visit. I live in Marlborough and had wanted to visit the Gallery for sometime. From the moment I made contact with the gallery I felt very welcome nothing was a bother. The commentary given by Nett was amazing the...More

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Lynette B, Owner at Shark Nett Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

We take great pride in sharing our history told through our maori carvings. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience at Shark Nett and found our stories appealing and worthy. It would be a pleasure to host you again in the future.

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Reviewed 28 February 2015

Truly superb collection of local tribal history and artifacts, the commentary given by "Nett" as we flowed through the gallery was amazing and very informative, enjoyed greatlyMore

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Lynette B, Owner at Shark Nett Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

Thank you for your kind words. It is people like yourselves that we get the biggest reward from because you gave us the time to share our stories told through our local maori heritage carvings. Look forward to touring you around our gallery again in...More

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