Hundertwasser Toilets

The World Famous Hundertwasser Toilets are located in Kawakawa. Kawakawa is 1 hour north of Whangarei, or 10 minutes south of Paihia.

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Renowned Architect Freidensreich Hundertwasser was a permanent Kawakawa resident. Moving there in the 1970s till his death in 2000. He created many comtemporary building desings around the world which are mostly in Europe but as far spead as the USA and Japan. He was commissioned to design some public toilets for Kawakawa in his unique style.

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Tourists come from miles around to see the Hundertwasser Toilets. Defintely the most unique toilets in New Zealand. Some interesting features include native New Zealand grasses growing on the roof, art deco style columns and a wine bottle window.

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