Hirini Katene

Te Herenga o Toi
totara, kauri, onewa, paint
475 x 176 x 260mm
NZD $4,910.00

The four different media used in this piece symbolise the core strength of the House of Natives, which is manakitanga, and kotahitanga. The onewa ribs are symbolic of protection, like armour, in the same way that our own ribs protect the vital organs inside our body.





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