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Mount Parihaka War Memorial

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Memorial drive, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Excellent viewpoint of Whangarei

* Good place to start sight seeing in Whangarei. * On a good day, lovely views of the valley... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Raja R
London, United Kingdom
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The best views of Northland

With a recent addition of the boardwalk ,carving and information signs it is no wonder that it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rodney C
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Memorial drive, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
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
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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

Thank nelliejean2015
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
Reviewed 28 March 2017

You can either walk, run, cycle or take the car to the summit. If you drive there's a small car park and it's then a few steps further up to the war memorial and lookout. The war memorial is one of the strangest I've ever...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 March 2017

It's an easy drive up through the suburbs to the memorial at the top of the hill, but it is far more worthwhile taking one of the many bush tracks up and an alternative one back to town. Lovely tranquil part of town with a...More

Thank guggetravel
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is the first thing everyone should do when they come to Whangarei. An overall view of the city. It does help to have a car and drive straight up.

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The war memorial is beautiful. It is a shame that "some" people feel the need to vandalize such a monument. The view is amazing and you can see for miles on a clear day!!!

Thank Bobbi-Jo C
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