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River Stroll

Lovely flat walk next to the river , haiku engraved into the rocks.Seating available to stop and... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018

A tranquil place to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The haiku on the... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Tauranga, New Zealand
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Katikati, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Lovely flat walk next to the river , haiku engraved into the rocks.Seating available to stop and relax.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BrianR4105
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Alongside the Uretara River in Katikati, behind the shops in the main street, is a path that has haiku positioned alongside, stretching down to the river path behind Noble Johnston Drive. Its a stretch of about 1km I guess. If I am honest, its time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brigid G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A tranquil place to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The haiku on the rocks are a bonus.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shall1
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Located down behind the shops on the main drag (park near the Robert Harris Coffee shop at the southern end of town); this lovely park features sculptures, rocks, poetry and verse set into a meandering pathway beside the Uretara Stream. Easy walking, a quiet retreat...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A very interesting walkway parallel to the main street, lots of internationally and locally created haiku to get you thinking as you stroll along. And an excellent signage explaining the art form and origin of the walkway. Very well done.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A wonderful place to meander along reading the lovely verse on each boulder, or to sit and comtemplate by the river. Beautiful parklands.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 19 December 2017

As above , but keep a good eye on the weather - it can change quite quickly in this area . Good walking surfaces , and be sure to expect to wild birds as well as sculptures , etc.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank twobigsaints
Reviewed 7 November 2017

An easy stroll beside the river suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Suitable for wheel-chairs. The Haiku poems carved onto stones add an extra interest. Several areas for shade, picnics and fishing. A good place to stop to break up a journey and many...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank gastrells
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had a pleasant afternoon walk through this pathway. There were some nice haikus along the way and we saw some bird-life. It was peaceful as there were not many people around, and it is a good way to relax while getting in a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A moderate walk, plenty of seating for a rest and take in the bird life and quietness of the reserve. When you have finished the walk try one of the cafes in the town. Dogs love this walk but keep them on the lead be...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank N3908HSDavid_B
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