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“Great Exhibitions” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Puke Ariki

Puke Ariki
1 Ariki Street | Private Bag 2025, New Plymouth 4620, New Zealand
64 (6) 759 6060
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Perth, Australia
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“Great Exhibitions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Well worth a visit and very informative. We also went into the library part and staff were incredibly nice. Thank you Deb.
The staff in the Tourism office though came across at somewhat condescending.

Visited June 2014
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

This is one place I believe you should include on your bucket list besides the coastal walkway. Parking could be an issue but besides parking puke Ariki has a lot to offer. I like the design of the building. Great food is available. Check it out next time you visit New Plymouth you will be pleasantly surprised

Visited May 2014
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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“Great dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

As always the food was excellent, the staff efficient and friendly. We had overseas, well travelled friends staying and we thought they would love this restaurant. Compliments from everybody, thanks :)

Visited February 2014
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Palmerston North
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“Puke Ariki”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Puke Ariki is a great asset to New Plymouth. It is not only a library but also the Visitor Centre and Museum. It is in a convenient location and really showcases Taranaki and has great exhibits. I found the history fascinating and would have liked to have spent more time in the theatre but ran out of time so will return next time I am there

Visited May 2014
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Freemans Bay, Auckland
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“Beautiful museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Really lovely representation of the area - interesting history presented very well. The building is fresh and modern, the staff are friendly and knowledgeable and the cafe is great too!

Visited May 2014
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