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Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser

60 Gillies St, Kawakawa 0210, New Zealand
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60 Gillies St, Kawakawa 0210, New Zealand
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"the main street"
in 24 reviews
"toilet stop"
in 9 reviews
"recycled materials"
in 7 reviews
"new zealand"
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"worth a stop"
in 12 reviews
"across the road"
in 11 reviews
"taking photos"
in 7 reviews
"pit stop"
in 7 reviews
"comfort stop"
in 4 reviews
"talking point"
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"a special trip"
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"short stop"
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"works of art"
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"middle of town"
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"steam train"
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"toilet block"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mosaic everywhere, these public toilets definately add interest to the usual toilet stop on road trips. Its not often you see people walking into public toilets aimed & ready to take photos. We found various other mosaic pieces around town. Worth a stop off.

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to stop regularly when travelling with kids and these toilets certainly provide a novelty value for them. It was a pretty average weather day when we visited, but the kids were still impressed

Thank DaveDogNZ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hundterwasser was a genius and such a good person too. I always laugh when I think of the story behind these toilets. He wanted to do something for the locals and asked what he could build and the response "we could do with some new...More

Thank maarie
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

You just HAVE to visit these toilets whether you need to or not. These are the only toilets in the world where you will not get arrested for taking photos. They are unique, and known far and wide, but are really too hard to describe...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

What can you say...... Guaranteed to bring a smile to any one's face and perhaps a grimace as the smell is a bit high, due to constant use. We Q'd to use them, bit disconcerting with everyone taking photos. Probably Handertwasser's mo famous commission!

Thank Arte1
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Different and one of the kind. Visited two distinctive restrooms on the New Zealand Cruise Excursion, one each on each of the two islands.

Thank HH630210
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Craziest toilets I have ever seen in my life. Can definitely see the passion and understand the work of art that the structure is. It was a bit weird to see people taking photos when others are trying to use the loo but if you...More

1  Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

It's probably actually worth holding it in just to see send use these unique toilets made of ceramic tiles designed by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser right on the main road in Kawakawa northern New Zealand, a short drive from Waitangi.

Thank Matt E
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We didn't expect much, but my husband and I were left wowed with the Ladies & Gents loos! Hundertwasser definitely had the creative flare to make a public convenience a proper talking point! Crazy creativity and magically momentous childlike sculpture, bound to make anyone laugh...More

Thank kimmyevo
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

It's a public toilet. It was very clean when we used it. You can clearly see many of the typical Hundertwasser elements in the construction. It's a quick fun stop but I wouldn't queue for it.

Thank ToDoBlog
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