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“Renovation Site”
Review of Mansion House

Mansion House
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Should be nice when it is "finished" but otherwise can be summed up as a construction site with a garden.

1  Thank reyes_2012
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

Great efforts to capture a snapshot in time of NZ history. Unfortunately there is now a bit of water damage to the building which is currently being repaired but it doesn't impact on your viewing. Nice these buildings and artefacts are still available for viewing.

Thank Tania_Howard
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

As a Kiwi living in the UK, I re-visited Mansion House on Kawau Island recently after a gap of approx. 20 years and surprised myself how I was able to view it with different eyes this time. Yes it is still a very important example of a building in NZ History with the historical connection to Sir George Grey, but after living in recent years in the UK and visiting many buildings of historical interest I was able to appreciate the quality and architectural influences that this building represents and when I think of the difficult access to materials and treatment of them that went into this House in those years - times that in the UK had been established for many hundreds of years before - I was very proud of the result. The Island is still beautiful and peaceful and and the walks well worth spending the time to enjoy.

Thank Molly186525
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

Mansion House about due for some DOC repairs so should be better next summer

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed April 14, 2012

Nice bit of history and some nice walks, particularly to the old copper mine. However you can do all the walks and visit the mansion house in around 2-3 hours, don't expect to fill in a whole day there

Thank Matt H
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