WWF-New Zealand is thrilled to bring this truly immersive public art trail, surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau from 24 January.
Inspired by the Bryde’s whale, the trail is made up of 80 Big Broo (large) whale Tail sculptures and 80 Pēpi Pod (mini) whale Tail sculptures dotted around Auckland’s streets, parks, and open spaces to provide you with a fresh opportunity to explore Tāmaki Makaurau.
Explore the unique and stunning whale Tail sculptures, designed by talented artists and students, and sponsored by generous businesses and organisations. Every Tail has its own tale too, so soak up the rich stories as you journey through the trail and find your favourites.
There are only 135 Bryde's whales left in the Hauraki Gulf, and it is a Nationally Critical species. Together, we can help restore the Gulf and protect the future of this taonga species.
For more information: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/tour/2021/whale-tales
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