William Gilbert Rees Statue

25 William Gilbert Rees Statue

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gilbert_Rees

William Gilbert Rees (6 April 1827 — 31 October 1898) was an explorer, surveyor, and early settler in Central Otago, New Zealand. He and fellow explorer Nicholas von Tunzelmann were the first Europeans to settle the Wakatipu basin. Rees is regarded as the founder of Queenstown.

The statue becomes one of notable landmarks in Queenstown. Strategically located in the centre of town makes it very easy to found, you will not miss it.

(Photo courtesy of The Right Thumb 2012).

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