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Sir Colin Meads Statue

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A sight to see in a quaint little town

The statue stands outside a small exhibition / museum which was sadly closed when we went... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lmcs1104
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Tribute to a great New Zealander

Well before professional rugby and even before we really understood what a great rugby player... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
GaryandLesleyTravel
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Sir Colin Meads Bronze Statue All Black legend & New Zealand’s Player of the 20th Century Come see him immortalised in bronze in Te Kuiti’s main street. Te Kuiti – in the heart of the North King Country on SH3 – 15 minutes from the Waitomo Caves, 1...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The statue stands outside a small exhibition / museum which was sadly closed when we went past. There are also large photos / boards along the sidewalk for extra viewing / reading as well as a little building / monument close by which means there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lmcs1104
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Well before professional rugby and even before we really understood what a great rugby player looked like Colin Meads set the standard and became perhaps our first All Black hero. Not just great in rugby but an incredible Kiwi icon. The Meads brothers exhibit (next...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A must see when in TK. Location wise right next to Stoked, across the road from Town and country, handy to the ISite, train station and bathroom stops. It’ll take two minutes of your time when traveling through.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShazTKmo
Reviewed 11 July 2018

By the old Railway Station in Main St of Te Kuiti. Good memorial to the late Sir Colin Meads. Easy to bypass as shortest route through Te Kuiti bypasses old main street. Very close though if you are a Rugby fan and want to have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Went down to Te Kuiti to see the Sir Colin Meads Statue. This was amazing and so well done. It was unfortunate that the shop/displays wasn't open in the weekend.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank piggys10
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Well located right on the main street of Te Kuiti, next to the Means museum. A true kiwi icon, everyone passing Te Kuiti needs to stop here for a look and picture with the Mighty Pinetree ;)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DonnaMTee
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Right on the main street of Te Kuiti. Well located right beside the Meads museum. A true kiwi icon who has been represented really well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Suzy_Jutsum
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Well located adjacent to the Meads Brothers Exhibition and the iSite Information Centre, also handy to the Stoked Eatery restaurant.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KiwiBarry
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This statue standing proudly as the tribute to Sir Colin Meads the rugby legend of NZ, bring the visitors memories of how good he was. He was Rugby Champion, All Black player between 1957 to 1971. Location is very strategic, next to I-Site Info Centre...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome , the statue is a great piece of work for a legend of a man . Te kuiti is a very friendly place . Plenty of places to get a feed, and sit and relax

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Psarj
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