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Address: Whangarei, New Zealand
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Very nice :)

Me and my friends have been for walks there several times and it's always beautiful :) it's nice that Whangarei has some place like that.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Me and my friends have been for walks there several times and it's always beautiful :) it's nice that Whangarei has some place like that.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Check out the Waka n Wave sculpture. Such a large piece of art, people just crawl all over it. It is a nice walk down from the Town Basin and a nice long walk around the whole waterway is now possible with the new bridge being opened last year.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The design of this is so simple but what a depth of feeling it gives you. It is designed so well so peaceful yet magestic. telling many stories within the design. this is part of a 1 hour walkway and is a must do and see and enjoy. Even those in wheelchairs walkers prams etc.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A great urban walk along the harbours edge that has been much enhanced by the addition of a new foot bridge that allows you to continue onto the new, award winning, road bridge over the river/harbour. This walkway is shared by walkers, cyclists and runners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

For those expecting that sculpture should be representational, this might not be the best experience, however, for those familiar with wider dimensions of sculpture as monument, commemorative event and an essence of place, this is a great example. It also represents a synergistic collaboration of international sculptor, Chris Booth and Ngati Wai carver, Te Warihi Hetaraka. In this work, rock... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Nice flat walk, very pleasant with the boats in the harbour to look at. Walkway is now even better with the opening of the new foot bridge just past the wave and waka. If you're in the Town Basin area, I would recommend lunch at Reva's on The Waterfront, lovely place with great atmosphere.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a beautiful sculpture that can be enjoyed by all ages and is well worth the walk from the town basin. How the stones stay together is a mystery ;)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you start your walk from the playground and follow the boardwalk around the water's edge you'll come across some beautifully carved pou (poles) with informative plaques about the history of the Town Basin, Whangarei area and wonderful legends. Keep walking and you'll come across the wave and waka sculptures. It's a nice walk and the kids can run around... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

A beautiful informative and scenic stroll from the Town Basin in Whangarei. All ages of people would enjoy the experience, especially children!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This wonderful sculpture is an asset to our city. Children love to climb all over it. The setting is terrific. It is a fantastic place to visit

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