Story: Whanganui places

Octopus swings, Kōwhai Park (1st of 3)

Octopus swings, Kōwhai Park

Girls swing from the tentacles of a friendly lime-green octopus at Kōwhai Park. Part of the Esplanade at Whanganui East was developed as Kōwhai Park by Whanganui Jaycees from 1959.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - In and around Whanganui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015