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Waka 'n' Wave Sculpture

Whangarei, New Zealand
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Relaxing Walk

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

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Renae007
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Amazing how it stands

The walk along the river from the quay takes you past many sculptures. The Waka n Wave sculpture is... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
old_romantics_2000
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 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 30 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
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This sculpture is part of the loop walk although you don't have to do the walk to see the sculpture. There is easy car access and a very short flat walk to view the sculpture in its own right.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This distinctive sculpture is located on the path which runs beside the marina (on the side which has the cafes, shops etc.). Quite unlike any other public artwork we've seen before. If you're in the Whangarei area and you want to stretch your legs and...More

Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 11 November 2016

An interesting walk from the Town Basin following the banks of the river before you come to the sculptures. The sculptures are worth seeing.

Thank Rayko
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was a great sculpture within a walking distance of the Basin - it is a great piece of local art

Thank 021TainaS
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