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Moa.... what’s a moa?

I thought this monster was a large Emu!! A great statue it was quite popular a great photo... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rae0110
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Newcastle, Australia
Big birds

Wow, if this is the size of one of these, they are bloody huge. Nice photo op if you are going past.

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Ginges_revenge
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I thought this monster was a large Emu!! A great statue it was quite popular a great photo subject! it’s in a picturesque part of Queenstown but hey that’s everywhere!

Thank Rae0110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice statue in its self and fits in with the New Zealand culture and history. If I blinked I would have missed it and nearly did miss it. Same colour as the trees around it.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a neat statue, its tall and dramatic to look at, it was easy to walk to/ go past and see as part of a quick walk around Queenstown

Thank MichelleJ3260
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I would not go over my way but it's right on the lake esplanade, so you can't miss it. Is large but we walked past it for a couple days and didn't even notice it as it's bronze in color and right next to a...More

Thank Sherry J
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Cool, and big. Its a Moa Statue, theres not really much else to write about it, just a big, moa, statue.

Thank grace c
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wow, if this is the size of one of these, they are bloody huge. Nice photo op if you are going past.

Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Had an amazing stay here in QT.. People are the most friendly I have met yet in New Zealand. The views and scenery everywhere is just spectacular. Lovely walks with cafes and bars along the waters edge and of course the Moa statue.

Thank Pussycatmafia
Reviewed 15 July 2018

You have to get a photo with the Moa to see how huge they were- make the Emu and Ostrich look like chooks

Thank Bellsie17
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is just a normal statue of the NZ extinct bird, you don’t need to come down for it on a special purpose. You can just have a look at it when you come close to the shopping centre or to do some water sports...More

Thank Sai H
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Moa is an extinct bird of NZ. The statue is about the same size of real Moa. It is related to kiwi genetically. The statue is near the wharf.

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