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One of many moa sculptures around NZ

It's pretty funny that this statue gets reviews! It is one of many now sculptures that I saw around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Moa.... what’s a moa?

I thought this monster was a large Emu!! A great statue it was quite popular a great photo... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newcastle, Australia
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65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Approaching this huge bird and finding that it once was hunted to it's demise was disturbing. Yet this display was excellent in its presentation and placement. Glad these did not fly.

1  Thank archibold1770
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 July 2017

NZ had some extraordinary creatures in it's past. This is one of them. It would seem it was from the land of giants as there were other creatures equally large like the Haast eagle

1  Thank Jon Y
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I saw this walking down the sidewalk yesterday. It’s a statue, but it has an informational card next to it to explain it. Totally worth your 30 seconds if you are in the area.

Thank CharlotteJacket
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's pretty funny that this statue gets reviews! It is one of many now sculptures that I saw around NZ. This one is in a pretty scenic location though!

Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought this monster was a large Emu!! A great statue it was quite popular a great photo subject! it’s in a picturesque part of Queenstown but hey that’s everywhere!

Thank Rae0110
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

It is a nice statue in its self and fits in with the New Zealand culture and history. If I blinked I would have missed it and nearly did miss it. Same colour as the trees around it.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 22 September 2018

a neat statue, its tall and dramatic to look at, it was easy to walk to/ go past and see as part of a quick walk around Queenstown

Thank MichelleJ3260
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I would not go over my way but it's right on the lake esplanade, so you can't miss it. Is large but we walked past it for a couple days and didn't even notice it as it's bronze in color and right next to a...More

Thank 473sherryj
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Cool, and big. Its a Moa Statue, theres not really much else to write about it, just a big, moa, statue.

Thank grace c
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wow, if this is the size of one of these, they are bloody huge. Nice photo op if you are going past.

Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Had an amazing stay here in QT.. People are the most friendly I have met yet in New Zealand. The views and scenery everywhere is just spectacular. Lovely walks with cafes and bars along the waters edge and of course the Moa statue.

Thank Pussycatmafia
Reviewed 15 July 2018

You have to get a photo with the Moa to see how huge they were- make the Emu and Ostrich look like chooks

Thank Bellsie17
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