Kia Manawaroa

Kia Manawaroa

Name: Kia Manawaroa

Location: Waimakariri District Council Offices, 215 High Street, Rangiora

Created by: Morgan Mathews-Hale (Kaitiaki Studios)

Sponsor: Harcourts Four Seasons Realty

Design Inspiration

‘Kia Manawaroa’ is a reference to one of the artist’s whānau’s favourite animated penguins, Tank Evans. For Pop Up Penguins, Morgan has created this in a contemporary Te Waipounamu Māori style. This artwork relates to our urban resilience in Ōtautahi, Christchurch. A city positively adapting and transforming amongst a series of trying times, as we continue to navigate our collective wellbeing and inclusive growth.

Pop Up Penguins

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