The Papermill

The Papermill is a popular stop with tourists and locals alike. Visitors can view the process of paper making and purchase paper based products and art as well as having a go at paper making themselves. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.

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The Papermill is a vibrant place where people with intellectual disabilities craft beautiful paper products. By placing the focus on the ability not the disability, we build self-esteem and confidence in our artists while giving visitors a memorable place to stop.

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The most important component of The Papermill is it's people. The Papermakers are people who are traditionally disadvantaged and who search for their place in life. Here at The Papermill they are empowered and they incorporate their happy, cheerful dispositions into an exciting activity and sweep up anyone who enters the mill into their enthusiasm.


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Physical address

The Papermill, 38 Kamo Road, Whangarei, Northland, 0112, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 3pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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Language support

  Written Spoken
German YES YES

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