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Burning Issues Gallery

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8 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 3108
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Fascinating

I was fascinated by the glass blowing and bought a long stemmed vase. Takes a lot to get me to buy... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Beth P
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whangarei
Fantastic art and great people

really exciting pieces, a world of knowledge and great enthusiasm. New things to admire every time... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Tom M
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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“glass blowing” (3 reviews)
“for sale” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8 Quayside, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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+64 9-438 3108
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I was fascinated by the glass blowing and bought a long stemmed vase. Takes a lot to get me to buy anything so thats a recommendation in itself!

Thank Beth P
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

really exciting pieces, a world of knowledge and great enthusiasm. New things to admire every time you get there. If you like to spend a little extra on something really special, then take your time and and take something home.

Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

If you only look at one ‘shop’ in Whangarei make sure it’s this one. It’s location is lovely (down in the picturesque Town Basin) and it has, on display/for sale, a fantastic array of art/ceramics/glass/jewellery/sculptures. And watching the glass blowing in action is often an...More

Thank kristabel2016
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Would recommend a visit as it displays and offers for sale unique pieces of work not available anywhere else. Very attractive and interesting pieces and reasonably priced.

Thank Teammambo
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful glasswork to buy in the shop but highlight is being able to actually see the glassblowers at work crafting pieces and see how it's done. I don't think that happens every day but it may do, would only take a phone call to find...More

Thank Judy P
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on a walk round the Quay and we were made to feel very welcome to watch the talents at work. Pieces were original and had we not been back packing I am sure we would have left with a lot more! We...More

Thank Hanhelper
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Just purchased yet another original necklace from Burning Issues. They have a wide range and a variety of price options. If anyone is looking for something special that isn't a mass produced this is the place to go

Thank triciabcabs
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

to be able to see a real live demonstration of glass blowing and the fashioning and making of exquisite pottery, was mind-blowing.I could sit there for a couple of hours watching.

Thank timoti_h2002
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Based at the Whangarei Town Basin, which is a great place to visit offering a variety of cafes and shops, pleasant place to relax, Burning Issues is my favourite shop to visit at the Town Basin. They have a great selection of local artwork for...More

Thank po_tds
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This gallery is in the town Basin, it is worth a visit. I loved the variety of items on display from glassware to jewelry. Gorgeous sculptures and silver, NZ original art definitely a must visit

Thank twebb21
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