Hiriwa

Sculptural matua

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Matua sculpture: This hook/matua sculpture is hand carved from mahogany wood featuring engraving on the front and sitting on a mahogany base. 

Size: Height- 30cm(11.8inch)

The matua is a common symbol throughout Māori culture. The hook represents strength, a connection to the ocean and the way one provides for their family. The hei matua is one of the most popular designs in New Zealand. Whilst the engraving on the sculpture has korus and waves that represent family, growth, peace and new beginnings.