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The Bucket Fountain

Cuba Street | Cuba Mall, 6011, New Zealand
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Small fountain

This is a tiny fountain at the Cuba street. I did not find it interesting or attractive. Just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
minimize940314
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Torrance, California
It is still standing

I remember visiting this as a child and now I have been able to show my children. Does not work as... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Aussie20142014
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Napier, New Zealand
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Jan 24, 2018
“It is still standing”
1 week ago
“Small fountain”
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Cuba Street | Cuba Mall, 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tiny fountain at the Cuba street. I did not find it interesting or attractive. Just normal small displays that can be found any place in the world.

Thank minimize940314
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I remember visiting this as a child and now I have been able to show my children. Does not work as well as it once did but it is still standing and interesting to watch.

Thank Aussie20142014
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Just so you are clear this is a small fountain with a few buckets that spill water every now and then. This is no more an atttaction than the trees, pavement and rubbish bin which line the same street. Best not promise the children a...More

Thank Barny C
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Passed by this tonight. Was smaller than I had been expecting after looking at the photos. Nice to have water fountain in the middle of town but would have been better had it not been wasting water by sloshing some over the edge of the...More

Thank Maria F
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I liked it. Looks funny and makes you smile. Set in Cuba street and near the shops. Water splashes out so be careful if you get close. Worth a look if in Cuba street.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Bucket Fountain is an offbeat sculpture in Cuba Street, Wellington. It was designed by Burren and Keen and installed in 1969. The brightly coloured buckets fill with water until they tip and then their contents spill into the buckets below and more often than...More

1  Thank paullegate
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I remember this from 40 years ago. I never really new what this sculpture was ment to represent. Maybe the rain the buckets down in wellington. Cuba street has come along way I always remembered it as a place not to visit. But I'd say...More

Thank Todd W
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

It didn't work well 40 years ago when I first saw it, and after restoration it does not seem much better! But at least it is working again now!

Thank Albywon
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

I was on my way to the Irish pub for dinner with friends on a late night in Wellington and saw this while walking along the Cuba District and thought it was nice, but I didn't realize what it was until I saw it again...More

Thank James A
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Spotted this cool fountain while we were strolling down cuba street and its pretty cool sadly it wasnt in action at any time we passed it and im not sure why otherwise we would have sat to look at in in the cafes right next...More

Thank niamhs456
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