Old School Gallery
Old School Gallery
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Gift shop and gallery with an emphasis on quality, locally made wares. Located adjacent to the historic Cardrona Hotel, NZ. Open daily.
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Shane
Wellington, New Zealand10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
What an amazing little boutique shop in an iconic part of New Zealand. Being from the North Island you get to hear about Cardrona and it's surrounding ski fields but do take the time to enjoy the collection of local wares from the surrounding areas. The shop assistant was more than happy to share with us her experience and knowledge on the items for sale and would definitely recommend stopping in after a meal next door.
Written 5 October 2020
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Jill W
Soberton, UK28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Adjacent to one of NewZealands most photographed building, The Cardrona Hotel. A tiny shop but stuffed with an interesting and eclectic mix of things - many sourced locally. My friend bought some "bloke soap" made with mud and beer, and I bought a lovely print of the Cardrona Hotel.
Well worth a visit
Written 20 December 2019
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68skp70
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand325 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
This place had a very nice selection of Cardrona related products and Kiwiana. Nice and warm inside too.
Written 22 August 2019
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Sophia C
Whitianga, New Zealand8 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
My son and I had a wonderful breakfast at the Cardrona Hotel, thought we would pop into the Old School Gallery Gift Shop next door when we saw the large Open sign on the road. The shop assistant was the Rudest girl ever, she had yellow hair and a long red coat and made the whole experience Awful!! We left the several things we wanted to purchase and got out of there fast. Dreadfully rude!
Written 21 June 2019
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wendy1811027
Taupo, New Zealand211 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
The old school house is only small but it has been decorated well and mostly has products as souvenirs for the Cardrona Hotel like t shirts and tea towels and prints etc. A few other collections were nice but I would like to see more variety to be of more interest. The building is cute in its setting by the hotel. Please fix the door lock as visitors can't open the door and think it's closed!
Written 19 April 2019
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Satyabrata Dam
New Delhi1,760 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Solo
As I biked through Cardrona I came across this super cute little hut and I simply had to walk in and I discovered a treasure of art and artifacts, things to buy or simply to browse. The lady in attendance was very kind and happy to show me around and tell many local stories of past and present.
Written 22 May 2018
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Happytraveller604
British Columbia1,156 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Solo
This tiny shop next to the Cardrona Hotel contains a nice selection of goods from local artisans as well as bottles of spirits from the nearby distillery. If you want something unusual or locally made, this is the place to stop.
Written 1 April 2018
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Tania W
Melbourne, Australia1,754 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Couples
We visited the Old School Gallery to look for an engagement gift after lunch at the Cardrona Hotel. Such a lovely artist working there, and so many things I wanted to buy. I got a lovely painting, and will also check out the items online too, as my understanding they can post to Australia. Definitely check it out as a range of gift/art ideas at affordable prices.
Written 21 September 2016
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AngelaTNZ
Christchurch, New Zealand59 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2016 • Family
Saw this gallery open while staying in the village so wandered in. So glad we did ! The artist is just the nicest person to talk to and her work so diverse.
So much to look at in such a small space and all so gorgeous from beautiful soaps to jewellery to prints & originals. Definite recommend a stop.
Written 14 June 2016
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