Kōrero: East Coast places

James Cook: Cook statue on waterfront (4 o 5)

James Cook: Cook statue on waterfront

James Cook features on the city side of the Tūranganui River mouth, at the end of Waikanae Park. This statue was erected in 2000 and, unlike the statue formerly on Kaiti Hill, is accepted as an authentic depiction of the explorer.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Gisborne', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33528/james-cook-cook-statue-on-waterfront (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 30 Mar 2015