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Tommy Solomon Memorial

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Manukau Point, New Zealand
+64 3-305 0450
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Significant History

It is worth the 30 minute trip to Owenga to visit the statue of Tommy Solomon which is situated at... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DiscovertheChathams
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Waitangi, New Zealand
Haunting

A must see. A lovely tribute to race and a person. Way out on the very edge of Chatham Island a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teherenga
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6 days ago
“Significant History”
2 weeks ago
“Haunting”
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Manukau Point, New Zealand
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+64 3-305 0450
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is worth the 30 minute trip to Owenga to visit the statue of Tommy Solomon which is situated at Manukau. To complete the story make sure you visit Kopinga Marae they are open for guided tours on a Wednesday at 10.00am. Make sure you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see. A lovely tribute to race and a person. Way out on the very edge of Chatham Island a visit is well worth it. I found I was drawn back when I left and certainly felt the mystic.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Great to go to Tommy,s memorial with one of his descendants and hear the human stories, behind it. They are looking at ways to repair /replace the statue, we thought later that if they copied the statue in concrete and had the face made in...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

In itself, this is a cement statue of Tommy looking out to see from a fenced enclosure on the Solomon Estate (farm). You need a history or a guide to understand the full significance but the scenic road trip out from Waitangi to this site...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Tommy Solomon Memorial Statue is situated a very end of road at Manakau Point celebrates the last direct full Moriori descendant

Thank Helen C
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