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Waka 'n' Wave Sculpture

Whangarei, New Zealand
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The Loop Walk

Part of the Hatea Loop Walk lots of good historical information and the sculptures like the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David S
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Waka n Wave

This is an awesome sculpture for all ages and the kids love to climb over it. Young adults love to... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Whangarei, New Zealand
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“foot bridge” (3 reviews)
“town basin” (21 reviews)
“nice walk” (4 reviews)
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the Hatea Loop Walk lots of good historical information and the sculptures like the Waka'n'Wave that punctuate the walk are brilliant. A must do if in Whangarei. a real highlight

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is an awesome sculpture for all ages and the kids love to climb over it. Young adults love to climb it to for the view and to take photos. Great spot

Thank dianesander2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We loved our walk on the marina. It is very well presented but this sculpture was a standout. This is a top sculpture. very creative and usable by children. One of the best sculptures ever!!!

Thank gorgle
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Thus sculpture is on the town basin walk. There are many interesting facts and sculptures to see on this walk which does a circuit around the town basin and over the bridge. So beautiful and relaxing.

Thank lulu1106
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The walk from the Town Basin to these sculptures was nice and relaxing! The sculptures themselves were amazing.

Thank Renae007
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The walk along the river from the quay takes you past many sculptures. The Waka n Wave sculpture is an arch of stone slabs seemingly resting on each other. Next to it is a boat part way through more stone slabs. Worth seeing and it...More

Thank old_romantics_2000
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Lovely walk around the town basin marina area the sculptures were very artistically done and it's a nice environment to walk around and very peaceful

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I like the inspiring idea of this scuplture, and the emphasis on the maori heritage, but the concrete parts ruin it and make it looks like debris mixed with art. Much better sculpures if you walk along the Hatea Loop

Thank R_Zanetello
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The more I walk by this stone monstrosity the less I like it.However, it has the dubious honor of being the first sculpture on what has over the years developed into a very nice sculpture park and walking trail along the Hatea river. The sculpture...More

Thank WanderingEric
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is now a lovely walk around the town basin with many sculptures to see along the way. The Waka'n'Wave is such an interesting piece of sculpture which is a great hit with adults & children alike who love to climb on & in it.

Thank 777jakig
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