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Address: 65 Beach St, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand

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The statue gives you a sense of how large the birds would have been. It is so disappointing it was humans that made them extinct.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seem to be statues of Moa wherever we went so not a surprise to see this one. Well done though. Situated close to the harbour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue gives you a sense of how large the birds would have been. It is so disappointing it was humans that made them extinct.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A Moa statue in Queenstown's waterfront. Great if you have not seen one yet. Gives you an idea of the size this extinct bird was. I have seen too many Moa statues by now. Hardly gave it a second glance, but if you have not seen one, seek it out.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A real photo opportunity, if you can't see it, look for the crowd of people and see it's head above the crowd.... tall and beautiful, a real drawcard. Extinct, it's the only chance you'll get to see one outside of a museum. Wonderfully made and truly artistic, beautiful...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The grassed area at the water front where everybody meets eats and lazy around is where this statue is loctated. It has been very well made and really stands out

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Thank Whiskey176
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just a big statue of a bird that was dead before any of us were alive. Not that great. Might as well be Big Bird.

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Thank Nathaniel G
Millbrae, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue is located on a park in downtown Queenstown. The park itself is nice and there are a lot of shops and eatery.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in Queenstown Gardens & surrounded by gawping tourists, I suppose it gives relevancy to The Moa shop across the street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice life size statue of the now extinct moa. you will see this when walking around looking at the market. There is quite a lot of art around Queenstown and it does have a very chilled young vibe about it,

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

While out running, there are some really cool attractions, this MOA is one of them. Stop and take a pic and it might give you an understanding of what NZ was like back in the old days. Very well carved and a cool talking point on a walk or run!

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