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Scenic walk along Haiku Path

Pleasant walk along Haiku Path as it is very interestingly walking along the river n reading all the Haiku verses carved on the rocks as you walk along. You can cross over the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
Cherie L
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Tauranga
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Tauranga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Pleasant walk along Haiku Path as it is very interestingly walking along the river n reading all the Haiku verses carved on the rocks as you walk along. You can cross over the road n carry on walking n come across the marshes where you see the different types of bird life. If you are more adventurous you can keep... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Chosen as a Millenium Project, these hand carved boulders are the largest boulder display outside of Japan and in the haiku tradition meant to evoke moments. The pathway of haiku boulders is slightly of the main road and alongside the Uretara Stream. (All streams, rivulets, bridges and brooks seem to be named in New Zealand!). The adjoining park is peaceful... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Short, but well maintained path with haiku poetry stones along the way. There are longer, more picturesque walks in Kati Kati though.

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Thank MoragHughson
Katikati, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Alot of work has gone into this pathway and is a pleasure to walk or cycle on. It is very picturesque and in the centre of Katikati township.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I've visited the Haiku pathway twice now and I'm still not sure that i've had the full experience. Either that, or I'm walking the wrong paths. There are numerous haikus etched into rocks, etc alongside the pathway for you to enjoy. Though the pathway itself feels like a (admittedly well made) concrete strip running alongside a budding subdivision. It almost... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Snapped photo after photo - awesome. Great abundance of bird life. Enjoyable pathway by the Uretara Stream with pretty sea views.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We took advantage of the nice Autumn weather and strolled along the Haiku Walkway. This walkway is among nice parkland and has dotted about, several stones, engraved with haiku. The stones are carefully paced and placed, you never quite tire of what you read each time and the parkland itself is rather lovely! The locals you meet along the way... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Haku Pathway runs through one of the many wonderful walkways to be found in the Township of Kati Kati. A well groomed, tidy park which is also the venue for 3 summer concerts held over the January/February period. visited by many tourists travelling through Kati Kati and one of the favourites of the locals visiting the park itself to... More 

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Thank justso78
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

A nice tranquil place to take the kids and dogs or go alone.. it's often very quiet down there with no one else around. A nice safe couple of swimming spots and a bit of nature without going far from town. The park itself is lovely and established and the perfect place for a picnic. Buggy friendly with concrete paths.... More 

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Katikati, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Safe, quiet walk for people and dogs. Well maintained walkway along the river bank and out to the estuary if you are energetic enough. Plenty of seats for a break to sit and reflect. Used by many locals to walk their dogs all of which are friendly and willing to stop for a chat. Interesting poems on all the large... More 

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