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John M. Newman — Kingston, New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
S 45° 17.656 E 168° 45.616
59G E 324381 N 4981919
Quick Description: John Newman spent his life planting trees and preserving sections of land to be used for recreational purposes.
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 1/24/2010 1:24:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM8429
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Rabbitto
Views: 5

Long Description:
MAN OF THE TREES

This cairn was erected

as a memorial to

John M. Newman

1922 - 2007

Whose foresight and love

of this area was instrumental

in establishing this park and

other scenic reserves in the district.

Planting began here circa 1952.


Visit note: Oddly there is no name for this park, however it is an extensive area along the shore of Lake Wakatipu where people can picnic at.

Location: SH 6 - Kingston Road

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: Not listed

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