How to make a manu taratahi
Follow these instructions to make a triangular child’s kite: Figure 1: Lay the feathered toetoe stalks on top of the unfeathered stalk as shown. Bind the stalks together with string. Figure 2: Lace together dry raupō leaves in groups of six. Start at the wide ...
Lyman Whitaker has been a practicing sculptor for over 50 years, with a unique knowledge of materials and their application. The past 30 years have primarily been focused on creating Wind Sculptures, each of which is produced by hand. As a master in the kinetic sculpture discipline, Lyman is known round the world. His work is represented at fine art galleries and in private collections throughout the United States and abroad. His sculpture is seen in museums, at the seaside, in urban areas…
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Tawhirimatea ~ Maori God of the Wind and storms. Carved on a kauri table by Steve Wharehoka in the late 1980s. Tawhiri-Matea was the most like his sky father. He listened to no one and he needed no one to talk to. He was the brother no one trusted. One moment he would be quiet and the next minute he would leap up and tear around the world wrecking things as he went. It was his nature to be unpredictable. He came and went as he pleased.