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MJ Savage Memorial Park

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Address: Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealand
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A beautiful park

This was the best park I saw in Auckland. The gardens were nicely cared for with green lawns and attractive flower beds. The reflecting pool was very nice. A bride and groom... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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259 reviews 259 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This was the best park I saw in Auckland. The gardens were nicely cared for with green lawns and attractive flower beds. The reflecting pool was very nice. A bride and groom having their photos taken added to the relaxed atmosphere. The views over the harbour and the city topped off the visit to the park. The park is free... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My parents were married at Bastion Point so we returned to check out the view. After being there for 30 mins and really enjoying ourselves we came back to our rental car to find the rear quarter window on the drivers side had been smashed and my Mum's bag stolen. Sour end to an otherwise enjoyable visit.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is one of the places we took our friends to when they docked in auckland fab veiws and if you pack a picnic the gardens are great as well to relax and see Auckland from all angels

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a must-see location for photos across Auckland. There is free entry to drive to the top and adequate parking. The Memorial Park is part of the larger Bastion Point reserve and contains interesting history of Maori settlement and injustice. The memorial is well laid out and a tribute, the site is well maintained, and walking to the point... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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106 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

With a lovely garden and water area, along with great views of the city, it's a perfect place to visit for photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A short drive from the city is Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park. It is honor of the most loved Prime Minister of New Zealand and has spectacular views of the Harbor, Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea. The gardens are gorgeous and be sure to take a picture of the memorial in the reflection pool.

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was a "whistle stop tour" as part of a Celebrity Solstice cruise ship shore excursion. There was a very nice view over the harbour and towards the city and the gardens are beautifully maintained and set out. From our observation, on the day we were there, it seems like it is a popular tourist destination. We only had time... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Savage Memorial Park is a green oasis on Bastion Point overlooking Waitemata Harbor. It is dedicated to Michael Joseph Savage, "New Zealand's most beloved Prime Minister", and he is interred there. The memorial itself consists of a very tall stone spire on a stone plaza. On the entrance side, one descends stairs into a huge, sunken area populated with flower... More 

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West Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

great spot for picnic lunch /kite flying and take binoculars to watch the Auck Anniversary races just below. Lots of walking tracks to Orakei Marae and down to Kohi beach. Toilets and lots of parking plus an arbor area to sit and Mickey Savages memorial.

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Picton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I visited this park & the gardens were beautiful, views even better, we hired a rental car & we left our locked car for 20 mins, on our return the back window passenger side was smashed, our handbags (hidden under front seats)both stolen...i was told by the gardener, it happens often...please be very careful...

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