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Hairy Maclary & Friends Tauranga Waterfront Sculpture

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The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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I visited whilst having a day with my Granddaughter

There is not really a lot for me to review. The sculptures are well done and of various animals. My... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bigrinkles
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Great place to visit with children

These statues are so lifelike. There are bronze statues of Hairy Maclary and all of the friends for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
155richard81
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is not really a lot for me to review. The sculptures are well done and of various animals. My Grandie enjoyed climbing on them and having photo's taken. However if you are in Tauranga it is worth a visit. A stroll along the Strand...More

Thank Bigrinkles
Reviewed 4 days ago

These statues are so lifelike. There are bronze statues of Hairy Maclary and all of the friends for children to play on.

Thank 155richard81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walk past hairy maclary and his friend regularly. The artist who did the sculptures is very talented. The location is perfect as its situated right by the waterfront and has a lovely big park for kids to play on right by it. Also has...More

Thank J9421NBannab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I see many children enjoying these sculptures so that is a plus to me. How it relates to the Bays identity I'm opinionated on but it is good to have anything recreational for our youth.

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is an excellent place to take the grandchildren. There is a very good swings and slides area just by it.

Thank Chelart
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Whether you know these books or not, the Hairy McClary sculptures are great fun, beautifully sculpted, absolute worth a visit.

Thank UppsalaGal
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great sculptures along the water front on the city.. really well done.. lovely to look at when walking by

Thank CJO193
Reviewed 1 June 2017

It was a stunning day & while we walked around looking at street art on the buildings we stumbled across these - great to see as read the books to nieces & nephews.

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Beloved by young and old these statues bring Hairy Maclary and friends alive. Good to see the nearby steps and pontoon newly built by the harbour.

Thank Philippa L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

How nice to see your favourite characters from the Hairy MacLary series of books cast in bronze and be accessible for children to play on. As adults we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Taurangahawk
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