Hundertwasser Public Toilets, Kawakawa

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Indisputably one of New Zealand's most unusual attractions, Hundertwasser Public Toilets represent an international work of art. Designed by reclusive Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser, this block of public restrooms features trademark wavy lines, irregular ceramic tiles, and splashes of bright color. The architect made extensive use of recycled materials, including the community's spent glass bottles and bricks from a former Bank of New Zealand branch. Add Hundertwasser Public Toilets to your Kawakawa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kawakawa vacation trip planner.
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  • July 30, 2017
    Go even if you don't need to go. This is the most amazing loo in the country. clean , but not comfortable. pop in oin for a pee on your wanderings around Northland  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    Just had to stop and have a look (and make use of the facilities) useful information leaflet available outside and further work by the artist across the road. Follow the path to the left to find the 2...  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    Whimsical toilet block to be extended to become a cultural centre. A masterpiece in mosaic, etc. Didn't actually use it, come to think about it.  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    This alone is a very good reason to visit this friendly community. A loo as a lasting expression of Art and culture!
  • May 15, 2017
    . (03/2017) Not just a usual toilet space and in fact before seeing this one, I never had thought that one day I'll be writing a review for a toilet. This place is well decorated with different kind of bottles as a tourist attraction with interesting history behind it and beautiful artistic work from an artist with the same name. Located in middle of roadside Kawakawa market area. Quite an elusive structure.
  • August 15, 2017
    Always clean. Sometimes a queue. Very cool.
  • August 24, 2017
    I learned about Friedensreich Hundertwasser at school in Germany, but just found out after visiting Kawakawa that he had a connection with New Zealand. Truly remarkable artist.
  • July 10, 2017
    Always have to stop here. Always clean. Love the mosaics and wooden seats.

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