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Family Fun

Morrinsville Herd of Cows walking trail

  • 2 minutes

Waikato, North Island

Photo location hotspot

Herd of Cows is undeniable fun. The permanent street sculpture exhibition is highly coloured cows in amusing positions is unmissable once you enter the town centre. Each cow tells a story about specific aspects of the dairy industry.


Mega cow is 6.5 meter fiberglass sculpture
Mega cow is 6.5 meter fiberglass sculpture, NZ

For a paper map pop into the visitor centre for a trail map or scroll through the online brochure below and/or website link for details. The local visitor centre can arrange personalised tours by appointment only. It’s.hilarious to see the imagination run riot as techi-coloured cows hang from lampposts and rest against bollards.

Every cow has a documented plaque outlining the artist’s story and the sponsor behind the art installation.

This is a great opportunity to get the family involved in snapping shots of cows and getting into a holiday mood.

For visitors interested in the Waikato art and heritage trails combine your cow trail with the Waikato heritage trail.

According the major sponsor Morrinsville now has a herd of 60 cows plus Mabel the Mega Cow, owned by local businesses and families, residing all around the town. Look out for the mega cow, Mabel.

Herd of Cows – CooperAitkeno.

The HERD OF COWS is part of the Morrinsville attractions, scroll through the Morrinsville Travel Guide for more things to do in Morrinsville and nearby.

Peace of the Puzzle cow sculpture
Peace of the Puzzle cow sculpture, Morrinsville, NZ


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