Finally a council has outdone Auckland Council on stupid sculptures.
If you thought $1m for a fake state house on Auckland waterfront was bad look at what has been inflicted on Hamilton.
For a few minutes the rain held off and the grey clouds parted for people to see Hamilton’s newest central city art work.
The three-storey sculpture, Tongue of the Dog, created by artist Michael Parekowhai, was officially opened on Victoria Street on Tuesday evening.
The $700,000 sculpture was gifted to the city by Mesh Sculpture Hamilton, and funded by donations from more than 70 different donors.
Art enthusiasts, sponsors, donors, city councillors, and the public admired the sculpture which is set outside Waikato Museum. Read more »