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Riff Raff Statue

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Victoria St, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Wonderful "homage" to Richard O'Brien

We came across a bit by accident, but thought it was great. The whole little square is interesting... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
katejim1
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Boonah, Australia
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A brilliant homage to one of Hamilton’s adopted sons. Very well laid out and informative and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Pat M
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London, United Kingdom
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Victoria St, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We came across a bit by accident, but thought it was great. The whole little square is interesting. Those "older ones" from UK may remember him as the host of the Crystal Maze (on Channel 4 - I think). The red 'cabin is actually toilets...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A brilliant homage to one of Hamilton’s adopted sons. Very well laid out and informative and fantastic that somebody has gone to the trouble erecting such a monument

Thank Pat M
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We saw this by accident as we were walking along the Main Street to the museum. It was quirky and interesting but to appreciate it fully you really need to be a fan of the movie.

Thank bdon257
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

People from Hamilton are very proud of this statue. You have to be a fan of The Rocky Horror Picture Show to appreciate it, otherwise, it just looks like an odd man in heels and that turns off many who visit (thus the one star...More

Thank Ashley K
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

as a Rocky Horror Fan, one HAS to see the Riff Raff statue. Fans will know about the connection between Hamilton and Richard O'Brien. I go there everytime I happen to be in Hamilton.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you loved Rocky Horror Picture show this is a must see but honestly there is a lot of building and reparations going on around this area and the landscape is changing. there are public toilets right opposite the statue too. However I recommend that...More

1  Thank o-Kevin-o
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Riff Raff's creator is from Hamilton and so the surprise statue on the main street. The town is a university town and so young and busy.

1  Thank Valerie S
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

It has changed a bit since my last visit when it was a statue on its own alongside Victoria Street. Now there are some interesting wall murals and the spot makes a good place to sit and drink a takeaway coffee or eat a pie....More

1  Thank Dorsetbruce
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Nothing special at all about it other than some crazy dude that was probably high on drugs trying to design this hideous sculpture

Thank Nathaniel B
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Riff-Raff statue is nice art pieces on Victoria St. Hamilton and that is not overcrowded with statuary. A nice tribute to a very talented person

1  Thank Hamilton H
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