New Artwork: Mai Miria Te Kakara Ki Whitireia

March 14, 2013

Turitea Library has a stunning new artwork,  Mai Miria Te Kakara ki Whitireia by Pita Takuta Jaxon Savage (Ngati Raukawa, Ngai Tuhoe, Ngati Pikiao, Te Whanau-a-Apanui), Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts student, School of Māori Studies, Massey University.

This work references prominent landmarks & boundaries in Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga, established by Te Rauparaha when he journeyed from Waikato to Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Toa and Te Atiawa.  It also references the close whakapapa ties of all three Iwi to each other.

Mai Miria Te Kakara Ki Whitireia may be viewed on Level 2 of Turitea Library, near the 500s room.

 

Mai Miriatekakara Ki Whitireia

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