Raupapa, The Seat of Learning, & Progress toward a Pinnacle
- Paua shell
- Overall H5500mm. Amo (2): H2300 x W600 x D250mm
Carved tōtara entranceway with tekoteko depicting Raupapa at the apex. The left panel represents the entrance to the seat of learning, and the right panel represents progress toward a pinnacle. Commissioned by the School of Management studies as a tribute to Te Ariki Dame Te Atairangikaahu and tangata whenua. Carved at Whare Pu Werewere in Frankton, Hamilton. Unveiled by Professor Wilf Malcolm.
Source: University of Waikato Art Collection