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We visitied this bridge in a personal tour we were on and had time to get out and walk across and back. It was a rather windy day and the sound it made as we walked across was very freaky. Alot of locals used the...More
The bridge design is beautiful. The design seems to change depending on the angle that you look at it. The theme seems to be the ribs of a whale but you can probably come up with other interpretations. Well worth a visit.
If you visit on a clear day you can see the most marvellous view of Mount Taranaki right between the middle of the bridge. You can see it on Google but imagine taking the pic for yourself. It is possible in the right conditions. I...More
My rating of this magnificent architectural structure is influenced by my personal commitment to the site. I am an elderly Pakeha born in New Plymouth with a deep commitment to the Maori sense of place and and the land you come from. So Taranaki is...More
Part of the coastal walk or like us you can park close by the bridge and walk a little way along the coast. Modern bridge worth a look and set close to coast and by a small lake good place for picnics.
Not that easy to find if you are unfamiliar with New Plymouth. Knowing roughly where I was going followed the road signs which ran out in a paddock area. Figured it out that I would keep driving down the road which has multiple speed bumps....More
I enjoyed seeing the fancy design of this new bridge. It sits at the Fitzroy end of the coastal walkway which will extend to Waitara. Not easy to locate, when driving from the city, but the open countryside surroundings makes this bridge stand out from...More