Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu), Christchurch

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Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu is the largest art institution in the South Island and home to one of New Zealand's most important public art collections.

Located in the heart of the city's Cultural Precinct, our Maori name, Te Puna o Waiwhetu, relates to the life-giving properties of the artesian spring on which the Gallery is built and our role in contributing to the cultural wellbeing of the community.
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  • Chanced upon this gem as we were wandering around Christchurch. We're no artsy family hence it wasn't in our itinerary but I'm pretty glad we stopped by! Great number of exhibited pieces but we mostly...  more »
  • We visited for the special exhibition of William Wegman prints and video. It was great. The rest of the gallery was free, so I took in the historical photo exhibit room, too. The gift shop is stellar,...  more »
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  • Enjoyed time spent here. Artwork on display was varied & would probably suit most tastes. Well set out & the interactive displays relating to the sections was very good & informative.
  • Always a great place to spend some time in the city. The ever changing exhibitions are top quality. There is also some fun games and blocks to kill some time under the stairway. Highly recommend a visit and don’t forget to make use of the parking under the building which is very affordable
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