Statue of Young Nick
Captain Cook Statue
One of Gisborne's gaggle of Cap'n Cook commemorations, part of which is a globe etched with his roaming routes.
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Statue of Young Nick information
There's no let-up in Gisborne's Endeavour endeavours: in the riverside park is a dynamic statue of Nicholas Young, Cook’s cabin boy, whose eagle eyes were the first to spot NZ (the white cliffs at Young Nick’s Head). There’s another Captain Cook statue nearby, erected on a globe etched with his roaming routes.