Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

July 6, 2015

Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

Filed under: Art,Henderson,Massey,pou,sculpture — paul @ 7:15 am
Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

Each of the approaches to the Huruhuru Creek bridge on Triangle Road (Henderson/Massey) are decorated with a row of pou (poles), and a pair of guardians in the shape of a boat closest to the bridge. Salvaged totara logs and aluminium. Carved by Whare Thomson.

Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

Te Ao Whanui (Whare Thompson 2012)

2 Comments

  1. Wonderful! I bet the guardians are conscientious workers. For sure, I like the carvings!

    Comment by EG CameraGirl — July 6, 2015 @ 7:26 am

  2. I am reminded of totem poles here.

    Comment by William Kendall — July 7, 2015 @ 9:50 am

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