Introducing Maori Lifestyles
I almost sailed right by Maniaroa Marae on my drive from New Plymouth to Hamilton a couple of weeks ago. It was a cold, wet Sunday morning just after 9am and I was deep in thought - thinking about the little village of Mokau that I had passed through a few minutes before. But just as I was about to swerve around a corner, I caught a glimpse of the deep red-brown carvings on the hillside to my right. I ground to a stop, reversed and took these photographs from the roadside. They're not as…
Transaction II, IV, VI; Mr Jahnke, Bob; 1993 - 1994; 94/59 - 61 on NZ Museums
Six lead axes mounted on a wooden base sit beneath 3 windows. These reveal narratives about manaki whenua and pupuri whenua and among other things comment on New Zealand History and it's on going social issues.