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A cheeky bit of kiwiana on the waterfront

Whenever I'm in Auckland CBD I always pay a visit of The Lighthouse (though this was the first I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TeamIan
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Somehow I Missed the Point

Have read the info on this artistic creation and when looking at it from ground level as well as... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
jaybeeFL
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Florida
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3 weeks ago
“A cheeky bit of kiwiana on the waterfront”
22 Apr 2018
“Somehow I Missed the Point”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I'm in Auckland CBD I always pay a visit of The Lighthouse (though this was the first I knew of it having a name). To me this large artwork, styled as a 1950s statehouse, is a cheeky little example of kiwiana. A little tongue-in-cheek...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Have read the info on this artistic creation and when looking at it from ground level as well as from Deck 10 of the cruise ship parked next to it, I still didn't get it!!! It looks like a mid 50's manor house, nothing special...More

1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 4 June 2017

It is so worth the walk along the length of the wharf alongside Cloud building, to see this piece of public art. A gift to the City of Auckland, this is 100% fantastic. Modelled on a two-story state house, the artist Michael Parakowhai has filled...More

2  Thank BiddyNZ
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Auckland authorities describe this as "ART". Their spin doctors say it is representative of 'this' and symbolic of 'that'. Frankly it looks like the builder turned left rather than right and built it in the wrong place. It is a scaled model of a...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Michael Parekowwhai's latest "sculpture" sits on the far end of Queens Wharf Auckland. Those on cruise ships will see it as they enter the disembarkation area. To the casual eye it looks just like an old, 1950s, two-story New Zealand house, with the lights on....More

2  Thank AucklandBruce
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