A number of New Zealand country towns have erected large sculptures on the roadside into town. The eye catching sculptures are there to indicate the town’s main industry or activity. Some are attractive. Some are ugly. Lonely Planet described one as a “spectacularly ugly giant fruit salad”.


Located 90 minutes north of Wellington, the tiny town of Bulls thrives on bullish puns. Along with the slogan, “A town like no udder”, there are other cringe making signs around the town. Outside the police station a sign says “Const-a-Bull”, the Anglican Church has “Forgive-a-Bull”, the town hall has “Soci-a-bull” and the medical centre has “Cure-a-Bull”. read more