The next Sculpture Northland is in November 2021


The Event

Sub-tropical oasis, Whangarei Quarry Gardens, is all set to be transformed into Northland's favourite contemporary outdoor sculpture exhibition, Sculpture Northland. With 50 local artists contributing to this years event, art lovers will not want to miss this stunning biennial event.

Spanning 10 days, Sculpture Northland is a celebration of the Arts in Northland. Showcasing the fabulously talented artists that live and work here. Proceeds from the Event support both the artists and our wonderful community garden project, Whangarei Quarry Gardens. Quail Cafe will be open every day of the event - so why not stop to indulge in their delicious range and excellent coffee?

Golf cart tours are available throughout the 10 days. Bookings are essential. email

Get ready for an outstanding Exhibition at this years Sculpture Northland. November 8 - 17!

​$10 Entry, children under 12 free. Shuttles will be available on the weekends.
$5 for Members of Whangarei Quarry Gardens. (Individual and Family only - does not apply to Garden Groups and Corporate groups)

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Event Owner / Organiser

Whangarei Quarry Gardens is a community garden project created by volunteers in the forested western hills of Whangarei City. With the ongoing support of Whangarei District Council, Community Employment Groups and many loyal sponsors and friends, the once dilapidated quarry site has become a subtropical oasis for all to enjoy.


Event Details

Whangarei Quarry Gardens 37A Russell Rd, Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
+649 437 7210
Contact Person
Kerry Marinkovich
9am - 4pm daily
In the Visitor's Centre.
Cafe/Restaurant Available
Quail Cafe open Wednesday - Sunday 9am-3pm.
Enjoy award-winning coffee and delectable treats while relaxing in this lovely cafe over-looking the Waiarohia Stream.
Yes you are welcome to bring your own picnic.
Wheelchair Access
Yes we have wide gravel paths throughout.
Dogs Allowed
No dogs, smoking or alcohol. This is a kiwi friendly site.
Children Allowed
Yes please watch children closely, if they break a sculpture, you have bought it.
Guided Tours
Golf cart tours available for up to 5 people
$30 for up to 3 people, $40 for 4 people, $50 for 5 people.