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Massey Memorial

Shelly Bay Rd | Miramar Peninsula, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Nice view!

The memorial of 19th Prime Minister of New Zealand 🇳🇿 and the leader of Reform Party. Known as... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Rozaini K
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Hidden Treasure

Been visiting Wellington for the last twenty one years and driven past the Massey Memorial on... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Thomas44_14
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Ossett, United Kingdom
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2 Jun 2017
“Nice view! ”
15 Feb 2017
“Hidden Treasure”
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Shelly Bay Rd | Miramar Peninsula, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The memorial of 19th Prime Minister of New Zealand 🇳🇿 and the leader of Reform Party. Known as one of the greatest politicians at that time. His wife, Christina Allen Massey also buried there. Have to walk approximately 10 minutes to the memorial park.

Thank Rozaini K
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Been visiting Wellington for the last twenty one years and driven past the Massey Memorial on numerous occasions, without realising it's existence. What a fantastic piece of architecture in white marble. Beautifully decorated and well preserved. In a fantastic setting with 360 degree views of...More

Thank Thomas44_14
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Visting Wellington,A must see,This is a beautiful location,with fantastic views of wellington harbour and the city sky line.This is a Marble Memorial dedicated to Bill Massey one of New Zealands Prime Ministers,You will need a car for this one,,Well worth it

Thank nowekow
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A short walk from Shelly Bay Road up to Memorial offering fantastic views all across the harbour. Well worth the 10 minute walk. We combined it with a trip to Shelly Bay. Track up to the memorial is not wheelchair friendly and a little stony

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Very grand memorial to William Massey and his wife. Built from white marble and quite large. The sign to the walkway to the memorial at the roadside is easy to miss. There is parking either side of the sign on both sides of the road....More

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Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

We walked up after dinner, was a fairly easy incline, lots of great views from the top. Took a few photos and others were having a picnic. Keen to go back.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The trail out to the memorial is a nice walk, and the memorial itself is very grand. There was a nice view of the harbor from the memorial. It was a pleasant time - nothing spectacular, though.

Thank Dt_Panic
Reviewed 1 February 2014

I went up there with my daughter and two Japanese homestays. It took about 20 minutes to walk there from the road and the marble memorial was fantastic. The trees were taller looking towards the city than in this photo and I remember not being...More

Thank 922Wellingtonian
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Every Christmas eve day, we meet friends and neighbours at Massey Memorial. We've had good luck with the weather and it's such a perfect, quiet, contemplative place to gather with friends.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 25 April 2013

This attraction was easy to find and the Memorial was clean tidy and well cared for. The views are fantastic and the trees are kept down to ensure the views are mainatined. However, there is no information plaque detailling the deeds of Massey and his...More

Thank Vic1963
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