|M05300 - Ranginui - the sky father|
|Wood Carving. Teko Teko. Materials: Kauri (NZ native timber).
The hair is made out of muka, dressed harakeke (flax) and Hawk feathers.
The Teko Teko is finished with acrylic paint, polish and wax.
Sizes: 100cm x 30cm x 30cm.
Ranginui has a red stone necklace which symbolises the original fire that was suspended around his neck.
It was stolen from him by his children and given to humans.
This explains the hollow we each have at the top of our chest. The mark left by Ranginuis fire.