Prince's Gate Archway - Rotorua, New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
S 38° 08.094 E 176° 15.360
60H E 434798 N 5778955
Quick Description: The Prince's Gate Archway is located at the Northwestern entrance to Government Gardens.
Location: New Zealand
Date Posted: 6/21/2008 8:53:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM410P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member StagsRoar
Views: 63

Long Description:
The sign at the gates read: "The wooden arches that grace the entrance to the Government Gardens once spanned the intersection of Fenton and Hinemoa Streets. Designed to represent the royal crown, they were erected in 1901 to honour the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later King George V and Queen Mary). The arches were adorned with greenery and electric lights to celebrate the arrival of the royal pair. After the visit, portions of Prince's Gate were moved to their present position. The impressive totara gateway has been recently restored."
Date location was entrusted to the New Zealand Historic places: 04/07/1983

Type of history commemorated (short description):
Gates were built to greet royalty.


Website pertaining to the location: [Web Link]

Town, city, or region nearest to the site:
Rotorua


Admission fees if any: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of operation:
24 hours


Is it accessible to the general public:
Yes


Year placed: Not listed

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