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Gorgeous gallery with stunning art and friendly artist owners.

Lovely building close to Mapua wharf, wonderful friendly artists, nice gallery with work... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Barbara B
Havelock n
Special unique pieces of art

This is a regular visiting place. Great to see pieces made by local artists and a real contrast to... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Deborah v
Nelson, New Zealand
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7 Mar 2017
“Gorgeous gallery with stunning art and friendly artist owners.”
29 Dec 2016
“Special unique pieces of art”
5 Iwa Street, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3725
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Lovely building close to Mapua wharf, wonderful friendly artists, nice gallery with work beautifully displayed.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a regular visiting place. Great to see pieces made by local artists and a real contrast to other galleries in Mapua. I enjoy hearing the stories of the pieces and how best to display. Lots of cast glass, metal, wood, resin and mixed...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Deborah v
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The extremely talented owners/artists have made Kereru gallery such a treat to visit. They have created an incredibly inspiring little place. My favourite piece of their works are beautiful pendants.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We went to find this gallery at the address at 3 wood loop as stated on trip advisor but they moved a while ago and are now located at Mapua close to the others shops near the wharf. Don't let this deter you thought as...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Jandalz3
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The couple that operates the gallery are accomplished artists in their own right. The gallery also exhibits for sale work by other New Zealand artists. The gallery is due to move soon to Mapua, which is a great little tourist hamlet on the coast about...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank cosmo144
Reviewed 30 January 2015

We made three magnificent purchases which are already getting many 'oohs and ahhs'. Thank you Karen. We love the way you enthused about all your exhibitors and your own artistic talent is shown off perfectly in the gallery space.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank tlcurrie
Reviewed 11 March 2013

A great Gallery featuring art from artist Karen Walters and her husband jeweler Mike Walters. Karen does magnificent sculptures from local woods and often incorporates pieces of glass or other items. Mike's jewelry is unique and beautiful. We bought one of his pieces and enjoyed...More

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank SharonConnecticut
Reviewed 29 October 2012

A truly authentic gallery, starting with the fact that the gallery is contained in old shed with the olfloors, walls and timbers exposed. Karen's timber sculptures are the best I have seen ranging from small pieces to large covering a range of themes. The 'pods'...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank PhillipM55
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Great gallery with an excellent exhibition when we visited. The owner was great to chat with - engaging and informed.

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank mjszea
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Karen & Mike Walters are two very talented artists in completely different ways. Karen is the sculptor of the most stunning pieces out of native timber and Mike is the jeweller manufacturing very unique pieces and their work is stunning. The gallery is in an...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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