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dianedinky
Dunfermline, UK791 contributions
Feb 2023
It's art and, therefore, subjective but on a clear, windless sunny day it didn't do anything for me. Was a photo stop and nothing more. Certainly didn't inspire me to visit the artist's gallery in town.
I assume you need to see it in action on a windy day or lit up at night, neither of which I did.
Written 9 June 2023
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Aussie_2012
Melbourne, Australia921 contributions
Jan 2023
Not really into this form of art but was at least worth a visit to say we saw it. Impressive as it was something you don't see anywhere else but that's about it.
Written 9 January 2023
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Vivien W
Masterton, New Zealand113 contributions
Dec 2022
Interesting to watch as it moves in the wind and the ball at the top glows in the dark. We watched it almost bent double and then as the wind dropped stand upright.
Written 27 December 2022
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Jadedog
Waikanae, New Zealand359 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
An iconic feature of New Plymouth on the waterfront.

Designed by iconic Len Lye, it is a standout.

Apparently touch it and the chances of winning lotto go up 10% 😄
Written 3 February 2022
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darren2008nz
New Zealand116 contributions
Nov 2021
Its a wand, and it waves when its windy. Not much more to say than that. Its as advertised. Good way to loose your balance watching the ball at the top *LOL*
Written 23 November 2021
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Lizzie L
Wellington, New Zealand22 contributions
Jan 2021
A lovely walk along the waterfront, Although you can't access the beach the area was well used with walkers, children and cyclists all co existing
Written 24 January 2021
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Anthony G
Wellington, New Zealand1,151 contributions
Dec 2020 • Family
Well you know it’s one of those things that most people probably drive past everyday and not care about but if the council ever tried to take it away there’s be an uproar! It’s a nice addition to the coastal walkway and frontage and a good New Plymouth icon to tick off the list.
Written 28 December 2020
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Martin B
Auckland, New Zealand141 contributions
Dec 2020
The Wind Wand looks something alien at first sight but it's oddity is its drawcard. One of the many sites worth seeing on the coastal walk.
Written 19 December 2020
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Lorraine C
Auckland Central, New Zealand992 contributions
Dec 2019
What a lovely beach front walk ( and wind wand) , got here very early one morning and took a stroll. Lovely friendly locals, but not much open.
Written 23 September 2020
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markilee
Auckland, New Zealand989 contributions
Jul 2020
This wind wand is part of the Ocean Walkway and on a windy day fascinating to watch. While the structure is large, very impressive and looks to be extremely strong it still moves with flexibility.
Written 25 July 2020
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