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Moa Statue

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65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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This is lifesize!

Along with another statue of a kiwi (not lifesize) this impressive statue off beach rd shows what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kishere t
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loughborough
Big bird

It was interesting to see how big the Moa bird was especially as it is extinct. It is sited in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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  • Average36%
  • Poor0%
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“big bird” (8 reviews)
“life size” (6 reviews)
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65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with another statue of a kiwi (not lifesize) this impressive statue off beach rd shows what the size was of the now extinct Moa flightless bird. Someone taking a photo was saying that he had seen one in a zoo! I think that was...More

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was interesting to see how big the Moa bird was especially as it is extinct. It is sited in the park and hard not to notice.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cool big bird that went extinct 200 years ago according to the sign. Nice to see its size and it's something to take a quick look while walking through the city.

Thank fasfsfgs
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The moa is located on the street end of Earnslaw Park, the grassy area on the wharf near the lake. You can stop by and look at the moa or admire it (and the lake) on the grass.

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Cool to see the size of the extinct Moa, but it wasn't too much to see. It's in the main park area and easy to find.

Thank natnoodle11
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
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We are lovers of local statues/street art/monuments, as a result we seek them out on our travels, (quite sad really). This one is worth a look during a walk of the wharf area, as it represents an extinct creature

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The big moa cannot be missed.. literally! It's right outside the wharf. Perfect for photos, and it's a famous extinct bird.

Thank amyz_world
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
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Moa is an extinct bird and skeletal remains have been found at many places in New Zealand. Take a photo of the statue and add it to your collection. Look out for the big Kiwi statue at the wharf as well!

Thank Scott M
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