Waitangi Park, Wellington

Waitangi Park, Wellington

Waitangi Park, a re-modelled recreation-space, dates from 2005. It lies near Te Papa (the National Museum of New Zealand), Former Post and Telegraph Building and Courtenay Place.

The facilities include a waka-launching area, a children's playground, a skateboard-zone, and a large grassy space.

Wraight Athfield Landscape Architecture (WALA) won the competition held to design the park. WALA saw the design through to completion in 2005. Wellingtonians formerly referred to the Waitangi Park area as Chaffers Park.

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Sight Name: Waitangi Park
Sight Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Children's Attractions Walking Tour in Wellington  

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