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Address: 5 Iwa Street, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-540 3725
11:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 16:00

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Gorgeous gallery with stunning art and friendly artist owners.

Lovely building close to Mapua wharf, wonderful friendly artists, nice gallery with work beautifully displayed.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara B
Havelock n
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely building close to Mapua wharf, wonderful friendly artists, nice gallery with work beautifully displayed.

Thank Barbara B
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is a regular visiting place. Great to see pieces made by local artists and a real contrast to other galleries in Mapua. I enjoy hearing the stories of the pieces and how best to display. Lots of cast glass, metal, wood, resin and mixed media. Lovely uniqe pieces.

Thank Deborah v
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The extremely talented owners/artists have made Kereru gallery such a treat to visit. They have created an incredibly inspiring little place. My favourite piece of their works are beautiful pendants.

Thank KarolaRS
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119 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We went to find this gallery at the address at 3 wood loop as stated on trip advisor but they moved a while ago and are now located at Mapua close to the others shops near the wharf. Don't let this deter you thought as the art is interesting, well laid out/displayed with good variety. A mix of paintings, woven... More 

1 Thank Jandalz3
Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

The couple that operates the gallery are accomplished artists in their own right. The gallery also exhibits for sale work by other New Zealand artists. The gallery is due to move soon to Mapua, which is a great little tourist hamlet on the coast about one hour drive south of Nelson, NZ.

1 Thank cosmo144
Palmerston North
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

We made three magnificent purchases which are already getting many 'oohs and ahhs'. Thank you Karen. We love the way you enthused about all your exhibitors and your own artistic talent is shown off perfectly in the gallery space.

1 Thank tlcurrie
Fairfield County
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

A great Gallery featuring art from artist Karen Walters and her husband jeweler Mike Walters. Karen does magnificent sculptures from local woods and often incorporates pieces of glass or other items. Mike's jewelry is unique and beautiful. We bought one of his pieces and enjoyed talking with him. Gallery features other artists also. Very nicely laid out.

2 Thank SharonConnecticut
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

A truly authentic gallery, starting with the fact that the gallery is contained in old shed with the olfloors, walls and timbers exposed. Karen's timber sculptures are the best I have seen ranging from small pieces to large covering a range of themes. The 'pods' in particular are very powerful. Mike's jewellery is superb, and there was a great range... More 

1 Thank PhillipM55
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

Great gallery with an excellent exhibition when we visited. The owner was great to chat with - engaging and informed.

1 Thank mjszea
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

Karen & Mike Walters are two very talented artists in completely different ways. Karen is the sculptor of the most stunning pieces out of native timber and Mike is the jeweller manufacturing very unique pieces and their work is stunning. The gallery is in an old apple packing shed on the road between Tasman and Motueka. Make it a must... More 


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