Story: Wairarapa places

Giant kiwi

Giant kiwi

Like other small towns, Eketāhuna has rebranded itself to attract tourists and curb its decline. In 2006 it adopted the slogan ‘Eketāhuna Kiwi Country’. To grab attention, a 6.5-metre-high kiwi has been built at the information centre. A second giant kiwi stands nearby.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Eketāhuna', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015