Puke Ariki Landing
Along the city waterfront is Puke Ariki Landing, a historic area studded with sculptures, including Len Lye's wonderfully eccentric Wind...
Translating as ‘Hill of Chiefs’, Puke Ariki is home to the i-SITE , a museum, a library, a cafe and the fabulous Arborio restaurant....
Before there was the Wind Wand , there was the War Memorial – an appropriately austere stone New Plymouth landmark.
Underneath a regulation Irish pub, the grungy Basement is the best place in town to catch up-and-coming live bands, broadly sheltering...
Despite its resemblance to a cheese grater, Arborio, in the Puke Ariki building, is the star of New Plymouth’s food show. It’s airy,...
Puke Ariki Landing, St Aubyn St · interesting places nearby
Wind Wand information
The wonderfully eccentric Wind Wand at Puke Ariki Landing was designed by Len Lye – the artist who has put this town on the map in modern times. This 45m-high kooky kinetic sculpture is a truly beloved icon of bendy pole-ness.