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Mount Parihaka War Memorial

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Memorial drive, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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The lookout is a short climb from the small car park. There is a WW1 memorial at the top of the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Rodman100
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Wellington, New Zealand
Whangarei observation point

Wonderful spot to see the whole of Whangarei city and environs. The memorial is well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
lesleywilkin1
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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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“few steps” (3 reviews)
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Memorial drive, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The lookout is a short climb from the small car park. There is a WW1 memorial at the top of the steps. There are also plaques describing that there was a Maori Pa at the top of the hill. There are good views over Whangarei...More

Thank Rodman100
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Wonderful spot to see the whole of Whangarei city and environs. The memorial is well worth a visit to observe a piece of Northland history.

Thank lesleywilkin1
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The bush tracks up Mount Parihaka are a great way to experience Northland's flora and fauna close up. And the view from the top over Whangarei is worth the hike! There are a number of tracks clearly outlined on the sign boards at each entrance....More

Thank annaliese2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

There are great walks to get to the memorial and lookout. Or you can drive up. The views are fantastic in almost a 360deg view.

Thank lulu1106
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

* Good place to start sight seeing in Whangarei. * On a good day, lovely views of the valley, dormant volcanoes, Town basin, suburbs, etc. * Love walks? Few good options available depending on distance and time. * Panoramic photo opportunity.

Thank Raja R
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

With a recent addition of the boardwalk ,carving and information signs it is no wonder that it is an AWARD winning spot . you can see Whangarei Heads ,Bream Bay and all the way to the Brynderwyns . Yes there are steps to get up...More

Thank Rodney C
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

never seen like an amazing view from the top.superb,if i got a chance i will come again. iam from india.i will suggest my friends those never miss this places while you visit in whangarei

Thank Sasidharan K
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

There are numerous walks and tracks criss-crossing the area which make for some great walks. If you are less likely to want to walk up the hill, you can drive almost to the summit with just a short walk up some steps to the war...More

Thank Nick_Major
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Very interesting seeing the views of Whangarei and Marsden Pt and harbour especially on a beautiful day

Thank nelliejean2015
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

nice panoramatic view. a little steepy but not so long track up to the hill. very interesting statue.

Thank Marcel B
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