Orion Powerhouse Gallery

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Mike A
Auckland Central, New Zealand121 contributions
Mar 2021
A pleasant gallery space with an interesting history of itself. The exhibition on at the time was interesting but they will change. See what's showing and decide. Very pleasant person on duty.
Written 1 April 2021
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zhuhai2007
Christchurch, New Zealand48,157 contributions
Mar 2020
For such a small town, Akaroa has a wealth of attractions and the Powerhouse Gallery is one. Hidden down a side street it is run by volunteers & open nearly every day with ever changing exhibitions. The current Yin & Yang exhibition contrasts very different works by local artists.
Written 5 March 2020
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AlixAuckland
Auckland83 contributions
Feb 2020
Old power station turned into a community gallery attracting high quality exhibitions and occasional concerts. And right next to the art and the grand piano is the restored power generator. Charming juxtaposition. Well worth the very short walk to reach this place.
Written 22 February 2020
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Ron B
Christchurch, New Zealand30 contributions
Nov 2019
Wow, we went to see the lastest ofering at this small but beautiful gallery. So impressed with the collection and the people (volunteers?) who were so helpful; thanks :)
Written 6 November 2019
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Peter M
Melbourne, Australia888 contributions
Mar 2019 • Solo
This is off the main Street but unfortunately was closed when I went to see it. It was rather difficult to find as off the beaten track
Written 11 April 2019
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Grandview301
Da Nang, Vietnam1,893 contributions
Feb 2019 • Friends
As others have commented, the original power generator is the main attraction here.- if you are so inclined.
Written 27 February 2019
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Albywon
Sydney, Australia11,550 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
Most of the gallery displays art works for sale. These are of variable quality. Of far more interest is the original power generator for the township. This has accompanying literature and a good book is available for purchase.
A hidden gem for those interested in this area.
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Written 25 February 2018
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michaelbN5695YM
Canberra, Australia597 contributions
Nov 2017 • Friends
This was the original power station of Akaroa which was commissioned in the early 1900's and was all but destroyed in the recent earthquakes. It has been fully restored and is now an art gallery as well. Well worth a visit. It is free.
Written 11 November 2017
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Julia G
Gold Coast, Australia233 contributions
Jan 2017
It generated the street lights in the village and was one of the first such generator buildings ,power before the city of Christchurch.
Today we attended a concert in this building it was part of the Summer School of Music ,so surrounded by local artist work we enjoyed music.
It has many exhibitions of local artists.
Written 14 January 2017
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ShonMezcar
Tokoroa, New Zealand42 contributions
Apr 2016 • Couples
Entry is free and it takes very little time to look and visit.
It's a good snapshot of the early electrical generation set up of the town and the building serves as a Art gallery as well
Written 5 April 2016
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