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Katikati Murals

State Highway 2, Katikati, New Zealand
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city of murals - worth a stop

Katikati would be a characterless small town - but with murals on every second wall it's an open... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jobst56
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Hamburg, Germany
Murals

Well worth a wander around the Main Street to see the murals of the early days of Katikati... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jjd25386
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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“small town” (4 reviews)
“art” (4 reviews)
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State Highway 2, Katikati, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Katikati would be a characterless small town - but with murals on every second wall it's an open air museum. Have a stroll around town.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a wander around the Main Street to see the murals of the early days of Katikati. Beautifully painted on shop walls by local artists.

Thank jjd25386
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The murals are really great, and help tell the story of the region and the town. We felt that, while being rather good they did not live up to Sheffield in Tasmania. Perhaps they are still a work in progress.

Thank John M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were driving through from Whitianga to Tauranga for the night and decided to stop by to view the murals. It being evening, a lot of shops were closed or were near closing, so there wasn't much to do except to walk around and find...More

Thank ChiaSinSin
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Got to Katikati late and drove through twice for only a look from the car which was interesting and fun. Still, not stopping was our loss, as there must be a great story behind the artwork. Would be better to plan more time and get...More

Thank K M V
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Katikati was just a stop off whilst travelling through NZ and what a surprise it was, A very arty place with plenty of murals and not to mention the Haiku Pathway. I was very impressed with what it had going for itself. Well worth a...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Both our dog and our legs enjoyed this walk, and the art gallery and shops we peeeked into. Met some nice locals and learned history of the area. You can get a guide to follow from the info site if you want.

Thank Sawhira
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Having read about these murals, I was very skeptical and thought they would be small and probably a tad tacky. How wrong was I - they really are quite big, very well done, and scattered around the town on the sides of buildings and walls...More

Thank DP2610
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The murals are scattered around town, without a guide map it's difficult to find all them. We unfortunately went there on Christmas Day, visitor centre was not open... we left soon after driving around the area for a bit

Thank Sophia M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This small, friendly, bustling town got its name because several years ago it decided that a way to have passing motorists stop there was to create something unique - like murals. There are many murals, mostly on the main street, alongside stores, on walls, in...More

Thank AMsays
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vince p m
Hi I am considering a South Island New Zealand Tour using this tour operator. New Zealand Coach Tours I cannot locate any feedback re: this operator. Would you recommend this operator? Regards, VPM
30 January 2016|
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Response from Margaret N | Reviewed this property |
Katikati is in the Bay of Plenty which is in the north island I was staying with family so cant help you with your question about this tour company. sorry
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