Arts and Crafts
Kawakawa Memorial Library Museum, Kawakawa
The museum is located in the historic WWI Memorial Library and has permanent coal mining exhibits, reflecting the coal mining past of the district; other permanent exhibitions include military, engineering and printing exhibits, as well as an Art Gallery with changing exhibitions.
The museum has strong military and vintage motorcycle collections, and a supporting photography collection.
The Grass Hut, Kawakawa
37 Gillies Street, Kawakawa
Phone: 09 404 1290
The Grass Hut, with it’s distinctive front verandah, was personally designed by the renowned Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
The shop boasts the largest range of Hundertwasser products in New Zealand, specially imported from Austria and Germany. In-store are quality New Zealand made products including ceramics, greenstone and paua jewellery, wool and possum products, and much more…
Hand Crafted glass art and gifts which can be packed and sentient worldwide.
Hidden Treasures, Kaikohe
Homeware & Giftware Shop
A wonderful range of unique homeware and giftware products, as well as our competitive pricing, makes Hidden Treasures a must see!
Phone: 09 4057816
Artist, Art & Craft collectibles, Jewellery, Glass
The Passion8 Gallery of Art, Craft and Collectibles specialising in stained glass, painting and sculpture.
The gallery features a selection of works from local artists.
It is the ideal place to find the perfect gift for that special person, and one can be assured that it will be a genuine and unique “one-off” piece.
Jill Reilly, Ms., artist
The Settlers Way, Okaihau
Hours: Wed – Sat (10:00am – 4:00pm)
This funky little country style shop is in the heart of the Okaihau township, and has something for everyone. It is run by Donna Hone and Jacqueline Poole, both local women from the area. Donna is a genius crafts woman, and Jackie’s interests lie in New Zealand plant uses.