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The Kids Statue, Waihi, New Zealand
Posted by: willbuild
S 37° 23.432 E 175° 50.510
60H E 397478 N 5861174
Quick Description: The Kids Statue,
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 2/28/2010 7:43:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM8AGM
Seddon Street is the main shopping street in Waihi
Statues in the main street also help form the ‘Heart of Gold’ identity. Tthe Statues of 'The Kids" is on the foot path outside a small reserve next to 53 Seddon Street
Warm water pumped from the early Martha Mine undeground workings flowed down the deep gutters where children loitered and played. These statues portray this activity.
Name: The Kids Statue
Figure Type: Human
Artist Name: Donald Petterson
Date created or placed: 2001
Materials used: Bronze
Location: Main shopping street of Waihi, Seddon Street
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