Hundertwasser public toilets, Kawakawa
(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • very dirty! By design, the toilet is very nicely done, unfortunately it is not maintained, it true all very dirty and reeked of urine!
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  • Take a loo stop in Kawakawa to see the quirky public toilets. A great example of Hundertwasser Art, Some of the shops also feature the design schemes too. The Grass Hut shop is worth a visit, it has a...  more »
  • Did not know this was here. When in Europe I always seek out the Hunderwasser buildings - they are so unique and colourful. Total shock when we were looking for lunch and here were the public toilets ...  more »
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  • OMG - a review of a public toilet...and it is a definite 5. Crazy beautiful weird. Worth stopping even if you don't need to.
  • Stunning piece of art.. A great place for a pit stop on the drive up to paihia and watch the tram go past the town
  • Quirky and unique place for a free toilet stop on your way up North :)
  • Hundertwasser is a genius of architecture and I enjoy his style anywhere in the world.
  • On travels and you've got to go to the loo? Than have a stop at the Hundertwasser public toilet! 😎👍🏻 Just great art work and a unusual experience! 🚽🖼💫 Enjoy! ✌🏻️☀️