Kibby Carillon. Marsland Hill, New Plymouth. New Zealand.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
S 39° 03.685 E 174° 04.390
60H E 246757 N 5672329
Quick Description: The Kibby Carillon stands on the top of Marsland Hill in New Plymouth. The 37 bell carillon first played in 1971, a memorial to Mabel Kibby from her husband and local entrepreneur George.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 9/20/2009 7:22:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM78VW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 11

Long Description:
If you happen to be on the top of Marsland hill when the Carillon starts playing you're in for a treat. You can enjoy the stunning city and mountain views accompanied by the chiming bells.

The 37 bell carillon first played in 1971, a memorial to Mabel Kibby from her husband and local entrepreneur George.

Together the brass bells weigh over four tonne. They play daily at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 4pm.

The carillon is operated electronically, playing 25 tunes from Rod Stewart's "We are sailing" and Tom Jone's "What's New Pussycat?" to "Yea Banks and Braes" and carols in the lead up to Christmas.
Location:
Marsland Hill.
Robe Street.
New Plymouth, Taranaki New Zealand
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Who controls the carillon?: New Plymouth City Council

Number of bells: 37

Schedule of regular public performances:
They play daily at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 4pm.


Year of construction: 1/1/1971

Structure: Free Standing tower of exposed bells, on the grassy top of Marsland Hill overlooking the city.

Location web page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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