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Arts and Crafts



Gallery with original and contemporary New Zealand art, sculptures and ceramics. Store selling art supplies.

Kura Gallery

Small gallery specialising in unique pieces of contemporary New Zealand ethnic art and crafts.

Lava Glass Gallery

Range of handmade functional and artistic glassware, made in the studio attached to the gallery. Situated 20 minutes north of Taupo.

New Zealand Woodcraft

Turned wooden items such as bowls and spinning tops, fashioned from native NZ woods such as Swamp Kauri.

The Creative Cafe

Studio-cafe where you can paint your own ceramics, string beads, create a rock pet or paint a terracotta pot. Finished items will be fired and glazed by cafe staff, and can be posted domestically or overseas. Coffee, tea, cold drinks and snacks available for painters and non-painters alike.