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Coastal walkway, New Plymouth (3rd of 5)

Coastal walkway, New Plymouth

New Plymouth's award-winning coastal walkway is a 12.7-kilometre boardwalk that stretches from Port Taranaki to Bell Block Beach. The walkway features Len Lye's 'Wind wand' kinetic sculpture, which is visible stretching up into the sky. Designed by Isthmus and Richard Bain Landscape Architects, the walkway was constructed in 1999 and has been extended twice. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Landscape architecture - Modern landscape architecture, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42916/coastal-walkway-new-plymouth (accessed 11 August 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 26 Mar 2015