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Kowhai Butterflies (Kate Millington 2015)

Kowhai Butterflies (Kate Millington 2015)

Kowhai Butterflies (Kate Millington 2015)

What used to be a bare expanse of a concrete retaining wall has been transformed into a cheerful scene of butterflies, constructed from elements of the kowhai tree: flowers, leaves and seedpods. Designed by Kate Millington, painted with Nigel Roberts.

Credits also to Auckland Council and Albert-Eden Local Board, Ray White, Damerell Group, Dulux NZ, Kwanto Ltd, 3dm World, Wakefield Panel and Paint, Action Traffic.

More murals at Oakland Daily Photo.

Kowhai Butterflies (Kate Millington 2015)

Kowhai Butterflies (Kate Millington 2015)

6 Comments

  1. Paul what great stylized butterflies. They sure improve the area. Tom The Backroads Traveller

  2. Hi Paul,
    This installation is so beautiful and very pleasing to the eyes.
    Thanks for visiting my site.
    G’Day!
    Peace 🙂

  3. Fab installation!
    Peace 🙂

  4. gorgeous artwork – some people are so clever 🙂

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