Queens Gardens, Nelson, New Zealand
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Queens Gardens formally opened in 1892 to celebrate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. It was designed around the residual part of the Maitai River called the Eel Pond – a food gathering place for the Maori. Queens Gardens is a beautiful example of a classical Victorian ornamental park. Centrally located information panels placed around the garden reveal its history. The Queens Gardens are registered as a historic place with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
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