Cook Monument

Cook Monument information

Location
Gisborne , New Zealand
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At the foot of Titirangi Park is the spot where Cook first got NZ dirt on his boots. Little more than a patch of lawn with a grim obelisk, the scrappy site was also the landing point of the Horouta waka . Join the sweaty joggers on the steep track up Kaiti Hill, which starts near the monument.