Pania of the Reef Statue
Pania of the Reef Statue
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wombatdavid
Hobart, Australia2,658 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
As you are walking through Napier, it is worth seeing the statue and reading her story. Nearby you can go out onto the water on a platform and see the waves and the black sand beach safely.
Written 3 February 2024
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Rose B
Auckland, New Zealand194 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Beautiful Pania statue placed beside a lovely water fountain. Gardens well worth a visit surrounding her , the beach and the sound of the crashing waves a delight.
Written 12 March 2023
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Kathryn S
Sydney, Australia23 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Pania's statue is stunning. The gardens are lovely and beautiful views out to sea. Plenty of parking and worth stopping.
Written 15 December 2022
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PBPG
Yorkshire, UK6,014 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
A statue from an old Maori legend that Pania was transformed to a reef which lies beyond the Napier breakwater. Well-worn in interesting places!
Written 21 November 2022
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Lmvrlv
Cambridge, New Zealand164 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
This is a lovely statue surrounded by beautiful gardens. Great for taking photos. Don't miss out on it.
Written 23 May 2022
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StaceyCheer
Arapuni, New Zealand145 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
You can't visit Napier without hunting out Pania of the Reef! Lovely statue nestled amongst a lovely garden and fountain.
Written 11 April 2022
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russlo
Christchurch, New Zealand105 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Last time I saw this statue was quite a few years ago. At that stage it was actually sitting in water. Its a pity that it isn't still in water it looked a lot better than sitting on dry land. But I guess there is a good reason for where it is placed now.
Written 8 November 2021
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Bevan
46 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
Its one of those things in Napier you have to go and see, read the inscription, look up its history on being stolen at least once, and then move on.
Written 29 July 2021
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Lois G
Auckland, New Zealand554 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
The statue of Pania of the reef is a well-loved landmark on Marine Parade. Set in pretty gardens, overlooking the sea.
Written 2 March 2021
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Mark C
Taupo, New Zealand119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
Lovely to see Pania back in the main center with us all.
Last time I was in Napier Pania was away down the esplanade, glad to see her back.
Written 7 February 2021
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