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Carter Fountain

150 metres in the harbour opposite Oriental Parade, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Fountain That Was Not Doing Its Thing

It was not working but the concrete base was there so one assumes it still operates from time to... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Oriental Bay focal point !

It is a fountain located in Oriental bay and becomes a focal point of the area. I would love to... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
Natalie1964
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Melbourne
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Feb 16, 2018
“The Fountain That Was Not Doing Its Thing”
Oct 30, 2015
“Oriental Bay focal point !”
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150 metres in the harbour opposite Oriental Parade, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

It was not working but the concrete base was there so one assumes it still operates from time to time but we missed it. Having seen it before with water it is interesting but just your average fountain.It was erected in 1973 and named the...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

It is a fountain located in Oriental bay and becomes a focal point of the area. I would love to have seen it at night time when it lights up but unfortunately ran out of time to do so. The water gushes out and yes...More

Thank Natalie1964
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Reviewed 27 February 2015

Having seen the fountain on Lake Geneva, and in Singapore then sorry this is just a fountain. However it enhances the harbour area at nighttime with the changing colours and you can see it from the mounts and the warf area. It is a lovely...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

I actually viewed the fountain from the 25th Floor of the James Cook Hotel - several kilometers away (see photo). It certainly is a pleasant feature of the landscape, especially on a beautiful day like today!

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Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Nice way of adding a focal point for the bay. Not that oriental parade needs it but it still adds a bit of interested. At night it looks pretty when lit up.

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Reviewed 16 October 2014

Not spectacular but it is a nice feature to see out in the harbour while walking along Oriental Parade. It only operates at certain times of the day and not at all when it is windy. Looks better at dusk and after dark when it...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

We were walking around the Oriental Bay harbour during day and couldn't see this fountain. It was in the evening when the fountain lights up and changes colour. You can see it from quite a far and makes for a nice photo.

Thank JanaZC
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