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A Must Visit Gallery

I first visited Kereru Gallery about three years ago and met owner and artist Karen Walters. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
524viviennep
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Wonderful little gallery

Wonderful little gallery showing local artists. Knowledgeable and friendly store owner. Directed... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
revett2016
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5 Iwa Street, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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+64 3-540 3725
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited Kereru Gallery about three years ago and met owner and artist Karen Walters. The atmosphere was friendly and informative so I’ve followed their Facebook page ever since. On this visit I met jeweller and co-owner Mike Walters and we had a very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 524viviennep
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful little gallery showing local artists. Knowledgeable and friendly store owner. Directed us to other watercolor artists in the area as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank revett2016
Reviewed March 7, 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Barbara B
Reviewed December 29, 2016

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...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Deborah v
Reviewed October 21, 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed April 2, 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...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Jandalz3
Reviewed February 18, 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...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank cosmo144
Reviewed January 29, 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.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank tlcurrie
Reviewed March 10, 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...More

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank SharonConnecticut
Reviewed October 29, 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'...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank PhillipM55
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