Vanessa Wairata Edwards

He Kākano ahau i ruia mai i Rangiātea I am a see...

He Kākano ahau i ruia mai i Rangiātea I am a seed of

He Kākano ahau i ruia mai i Rangiātea – I am a seed of Rangiātea 2019
Woodcut, enamel underlay (1/5)
980 mm x 560 mm

By Vanessa Wairata Edwards
Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Whakatōhea, Ngāti Kahu

This is my mihi to our ancestors.

I wanted to acknowledge more than a 1000 years of voyaging  across Te Moana nui a Kiwa and how the great navigators have steered by the paths of the stars and the sun, interpreting ocean swells, wave and cloud patterns to find their way.

  • He Kākano ahau i ruia mai i Rangiātea I am a seed of Rangiātea 2019