Travel Blogs from Kawakawa, New Zealand

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World-famous... toilets?, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

World-famous... toilets?

A travel blog entry by thelees

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I guess they need special toilets, and plenty of them, with 5 liquor stores in a one-road town. An Austrian artist gave us a reason to stop ...

De berühmteste Toilette der Welt!!!, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

De berühmteste Toilette der Welt!!!

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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Wenn eine Stadt nichts hat, dass schön ist, was tun? Genau. Wir engagieren uns einen österreichischen Künstler und lassen ihn die öffentliche Toilette des Ortes entwerfen. Es fand sich ein Herr Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Ein kleines Stück Heimat ...

Terrific toilets, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Terrific toilets

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... Hundertwasser. We've seen and loved Hundertwasser's work in Vienna, so were keen too see what he got up to in New Zealand too. He lived Kawakawa in a house with no electricty for 25 years, from 1975 until he died in 2000. He was commissioned to design ...

Hundertwasser, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Hundertwasser

A travel blog entry by flexhannahtrip

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... gemacht, den wir in einem längeren Spaziergang durch einen Kauri Wald abklingen ließen. Heute sind wir durch Kawakawa gefahren, ein verschlafenes Städtchen mit einem ganz besonderen Flair. Der Künstler Hundertwasser lebte hier bis zu seinem Tod und ...

Day of recovery!, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Day of recovery!

A travel blog entry by debbie_laybourn

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... ! We did some planning for our 2 week trip around the rest of the North Island and also went into Kawakawa to visit the most famous toilets in New Zealand, the Hunderwasser Loo. The toilets were designed by the Austrian born artist and eco-architect, ...

Day out in the bay of Islands, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Day out in the bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by debbie_laybourn

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... On our way through the forest we spotted some stick insects crawling up some trees and also some cicadas, which are insects in New Zealand which make a cricket like noise when they flap their wings and can be heard constantly. We then took a car ...

Jul 02, 2011, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Jul 02, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Ein Toilettengang der besonderen Art, Kawakawa, Neuseeland travel blog

Ein Toilettengang der besonderen Art

A travel blog entry by ger2nz

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... , die wir sonst ans Kochen verschwendet hätten, investierten wir, um etwas früher zu unserem geplanten Trip nach Kawakawa aufzubrechen. Dort hofften wir, uns einen Blick (und eventuell auch einen Gang) auf das erste von Frederick Hundertwasser ...

Toilet Stop..., Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Toilet Stop...

A travel blog entry by rozlesch

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... they are pretty impressive as far as toilets go. Friedensreich Hundertwasser was a famous Austrian born architect and his work can be found all over the world.  He actually lived near Kawakawa, without electricity, from 1973 until his death in 2000. ...

Hundertwassen Toilets & Glow-worms!, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Hundertwassen Toilets & Glow-worms!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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... the roof! Of course, we had to have a widdle in his toilets, by far the strangest we've ever seen!   Kawakawa also has a railway running right through the middle of Main Street, and you can ride Gabriel the Steam Engine (finished chugging for ...

Toilet town, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Toilet town

A travel blog entry by spoggle

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... of the best known contemporary artists and architects (name another) and his work lives on at the famous Hundertwasser Toilets in Kawakawa, just south of Paihia. What exactly possessed a man to design public conveniences of such splendour, I can't be ...

East Coast Road Trip, Kawakawa Bay, New Zealand travel blog

East Coast Road Trip

A travel blog entry by andyandkaren

... a damp night (the rain didn't stop once), we awoke to misty clouds full of water so cancelled any ideas for a walk around Kawakawa Bay and set off on the road to Hamilton.  The rain stopped long enough for us to take advantage of the free library ...

The Hundertwasser-toilets, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

The Hundertwasser-toilets

A travel blog entry by lydiawall

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I need a pee in a toilet made with wine bottles!!, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

I need a pee in a toilet made with wine bottles!!

A travel blog entry by davenjules

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... recycled glass and tiles. It is an amazing building designed by Frederick Hundertwasser in 1999. We first saw it on Billy Connollys tour of New Zealand DVD and had to put it on our 'places to see' list. It is an amazing place that we highly recommend you ...

I'm not the sort of chap who normally ..., Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

I'm not the sort of chap who normally ...

A travel blog entry by planetgogo

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... Northland turned this activity from an imponderable into a must do for me. The piece highlighted the otherwise nondescript town of Kawakawa in the Bay of Islands area. The small town has just won an international award - the Golden Plunger Award for ...

Kawakawa, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Kawakawa

A travel blog entry by thiskiwiflies

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I picked up my friend Flannel in Auckland and we were heading North. Neat little town. Lots of colour. We only stopped quickly and snapped some pics on the way to Paihia. ...

Continuing to Bay of Islands, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Continuing to Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by ian-tracey

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Day 13 cont. From Tutukaka, back to HWY 1 @ Hikurangi, north to Kawakawa, east to Paihia, (Bay of Islands) settling  at Waitangi Park (3pm) for a lazy arvo, doing some washing and hitting a few golf balls into the river. ...

On the move northwards, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

On the move northwards

A travel blog entry by escapewest

... in whangerei at a cafe/information centre then the next stop was at hundwassers toilets....yes the star attraction of the town of kawakawa is the public loos! designed by this Austrian architect Hundwasser.  it is very different and colour ful to you ...

Cattle stream Camping with the Estonians, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Cattle stream Camping with the Estonians

A travel blog entry by curtislowe

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We didn't feel like paying to camp and so drove down a country road and camped next to a stream between some cattle fields. I waded accross the little stream and gave the Maori guy on the porch of the closest house a beer. He seemed alright, but he ...

Hundertwasser-Klo, Kawakawa, New Zealand travel blog

Hundertwasser-Klo

A travel blog entry by nz_mana

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Weiter ging es nach Kawakawa zu einem ganz besonderen Örtchen, dem Hundertwasser-Klo. Wie der Name bereits verrät, wurde das stille Örtchen vom Künstler Friedensreich Hundertwasser entworfen. Auf der ganzen Reise sonst immer ganz dringend auf der ...

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