Mural Guide

Katikati Open-Air Art’s full art collection in an easy to use numbered Mural Guide. Read More to discover the history behind each mural, when and who painted it, including sponsors and where you can find them.


Mural Guide
Our History

Discover the unique history that is Katikati Open-Air Art, read about a group of people’s passion to see a small Kiwi town revitalised. Learn the why, the when and the who, that helped established New Zealand’s Muraltown.


Our History
Online Shopping

Purchase a souvenir to remind you of your visit, or need a gift for family or friends to show them where you live. Our online shop has a variety of colourful and useful items that are a perfect present or souvenir.


Online Shopping

Mural Town News

Season to touch up begins

Season to touch up begins

Renee Te Pairi has started working through the list of summer mural touches. One of the things that becomes very obvious is when you add new paint to an old mural you realise how much they have faded. First was the back ground to #6 “Early ventures” this background scene of the Kaimai’s was painted by the late Roy Cunliffe. Next was the re-paint of the surrounds to #5 “Main Street” by...

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Central Motors get’s an upgrade

Central Motors get’s an upgrade

The large Mural #11 “Central Motors painted by the late Geoffrey Fuller was closed for business over the Christmas holidays. Because of the huge amount of detail in this mural it was decided the best way of bringing it back to its former glory was to take it down and re-paint it in the quiet of Barry and Diane Moore’s shed. Renee spend over 70 hours bring the scene of Ossie Openshaw repairing...

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Renee wins Mural Contest

Renee wins Mural Contest

Katikati Open-Air Art held the 4th biennial New Zealand Mural and Art Festival recently, the week-long festival is a celebration of all the arts with a special focus on the murals, the town was a real buzz, the weather was brilliant and the community had the opportunity to see, hear, taste and touch a wide variety of artistic mediums. This year’s theme was “Cultural Encounters”, 6 mural...

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