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All reviews the main street toilet stop worth a stop taking photos new zealand across the road pit stop comfort stop talking point toilet block mosaic tiles short stop works of art middle of town coloured glass fun stop southern hemisphere
Worth the 2min side trip off the main road to NZ’s Northland at Kawakawa. The colourful tiling and unique use of coloured glass bottles and glass tiles was worth seeing. They are just toilets, but you’ll never see any like these anywhere else.
Kawakawa means dig dig...not sure that has anything to do with these public toilets but they sure are worth seeing.
They were designed and built in 1999 by architect Frederick Hundertwasser. This man was so happy to live here that he offered to design the...More
As an Austrian Australian, it was always on my bucket list to cross the ditch to visit these toilets in the northland. They didn't disappoint. They are a marvellous example of this magnificent environmentalist artist's work.
It seems odd to review a loo but this convenience is well worth a visit.
I’d “been” to these facilities back in 2016 but enjoyed the “wee visit” we took this holiday too.
Completely stylised with unusual and unique terracotta, mosaic, ceramic, glass and metal...More
Its quirky, its clever, highly artistic and functional. Great conversation point and a good introduction to Hundertwassers work. Worth a stop for sure, surrounding cafes and shops looked quite good and some expansion happening.
My recommendation is make sure you are sober when you walk up to these toilets & use them because once inside the ladies' room, the wall & floor designs are uneven & can be very dizzying. It certainly was a delight to the visual senses...More
Kawakawa is known as "Train Town" after the vintage railway that runs down the middle of its main street. Its iconic, colourfully tiled public toilets were designed by the famous Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The architect lived in the town and legend has it that...More