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Naumai Park

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Friendly ducks

We had a ball feeding the ducks, spotting all the fish and even an eel. We wondered through the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Hawera, New Zealand
Nice place for a stroll

I loved coming here as a child and now I like to relax here after visiting the family graves in the... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Whanganui, New Zealand
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High Street, Hawera, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We had a ball feeding the ducks, spotting all the fish and even an eel. We wondered through the bush on the well maintained paths. Good for pushing a pram.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I loved coming here as a child and now I like to relax here after visiting the family graves in the nearby cemetery. There is a geocache hidden here and you can also grab the easy one near the cemetery. A good spot to stop...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

A very natural place you can walk to from the TownCentre. Some nice picnic spots and small children will enjoy feeding the ducks.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

There is a lot more that could be done to this park to enliven it a bit. There was rubbish in the lake and we spotted a couple of rats................

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Louise V
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This lovely park has plenty of pond life for the children to enjoy. When you have finished feeding the ducks take a leisurely stroll around the pond and gardens. Mature trees, well manicured park, not huge, but very enjoyable. Next to the cemetery and across...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank vikj0n
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This park is a must see. It may be small but it is so clean and has a charm all of its own. If you need to Get away from the people and traffic for a half an hour breather then this is the spot...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place used to be a bit run-down but some friends of Naumai Park took it under hands and it's a real paradise now. Only a average-size park but heaps of trees and bushes with good footpaths to walk on. Popular for parents to bring...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mandypandy7
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This park used to look very unloved but since our more recent trips you can see it has been well kept. No rubbish around and plenty to look at. Ducks to be fed, and BMX track across the road. Close to town. Be nicer with...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank BobbiHarris
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Not far from town centre. Nice half an hour walk. Very peaceful and quiet place. Loved watch ducks and ducklings.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank inga2016
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Used to come here a lot in my youth. Stopped by after visiting family graves in neighbouring cemetery. Well maintained and lots of ducks (duck shooting season!)

Date of experience: May 2015
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