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Address: Corner of Dee and Tay Streets, Invercargill, New Zealand
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The Symbol of Invercargill

One of the few things you'll probably remember about Invercargill, the memorial is at the Southern end of town where Route one turns off to Dunedin.

Reviewed 2 March 2017
petertaylor57
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a decent and unassuming monument, located in central Invercargill. We stopped by next to it on the way out of town, but you might as well drive around it for a quick look, as there's nothing much more to see.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This soldier has stood guard over the main intersection on the corner of Dee and Tay streets for over one hundred years.... His hand rests on his rifle standing by his side and his chin jutts out determinedly, his mind on his task....

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

One of the few things you'll probably remember about Invercargill, the memorial is at the Southern end of town where Route one turns off to Dunedin.

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Thank petertaylor57
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

The memorial sits in the middle of the roundabout connecting two of Invercargills main streets - definitely not missed. A great tribute to all that fell in the Boer War.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This has been an institution of Invercargill for so long....always used as the clock and watches were set by it as it had strict time keeping.... Stand in front of the old post office and look south, there it is.. In the seventies and eighties it had a new 'function', new brides and grooms to be were tied to it... More 

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Thank ibaas2016
Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This War Memorial is on the intersections of Tay and Dee streets, the two main streets of Invercargill.It was the first War Memorial build in Invercargill to Honour the ones that died in the South African campaign form Invercargill. The other one which is the Cenotaph is further down Dee Street, which is the main one! You can not get... More 

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Thank Alister L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Went to look at it but would have been suicidal to get up closer. Lucky it has survived after all those years. Respect.

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Thank 603Jim
Toowoomba, Australia
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

Well I have been walking past it for days now and just figured it out....not that many of these monuments around dedicated to the South African War...great architecture

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Thank TheKernel01
Invercargill, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

The War Memorial is a familiar landmark in Invercargill as he oversees the road and street traffic at the intersection of the two main streets, Dee and Tay streets.

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Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

The whole town needs to be looked at ! one of the best times i ever had, was when I did a walking tour of the main streets of Invercargill. Its worth a while to stop, look and look up !!!

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