Prints For Sale http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/ Prints For Sale Smiles for My Moko From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138528 167138528 The Guardian From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00NZD); Excluding Postage and Handling. Inquiries please click on the Contact Button http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138533 167138533 Porcelain - From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138520 167138520 Now, Then and Thereafter Io (The Creator of Gods and all Things) Description: Ripples upon the face and depths of the waters, in the fires and rumblings above and below the Earth and in the whisperings of the wind - the World is speaking to us. Men fear and destroy the things that they do not understand. It is easier for them to do or believe in the next best thing, almost as easy as it is for them to do or believe in nothing at all. Legend: Io - The Creator of Gods and all things By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2009, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding Postage and Handling. Inquiries please click on the Contact Button http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138517 167138517 Above the Earth Above The Earth - (Ranginui - The Sky Father) Description: There is no place left on Earth that man has left untouched or unaffected. Even the air and water itself has been poisoned by his movements. But high above it all the Earth must still seem like such a magical place - even as the stars, the sun and the moon must seem looking up from it. Legend: When Tanemahuta (God of Forests) separated Ranginui (The Sky Father) and Papatuanuku (Mother Earth), Ranginuis tears fell upon the face of Papatuanuku and his grief would not abate. The sun and the moon and the stars were as a gift gathered and offered by Tanemahuta to help ease Rangis grief. By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2009, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excludes postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138521 167138521 The Gift Keeps Giving Tangaroa (God of the Sea) Description: Linked with healing, the substance of life, purification, emotion, solace and inspiration the sea has always captivated mankind. For thousands of years man has endeavoured to study it, navigate it, understand, acquire and ultimately conquer it. But there is no conquering the sea. We require of this world so much and it gives to us freely, unconditionally and without retribution but a gift that keeps giving is one that should never be taken for granted. When we start expecting more and more of something, giving that thing less time to heal and nothing in return inevitably it will either have nothing left to give or it will turn on us and start taking back. Legend: Manuruhi took the fishing hook his father had made, ignoring protocol he then went fishing paying no observance to or acknowledgment of Tangaroa (God of the Sea). Manuruhis father had taught him to honour Tangaroa in prayer and by giving back the first fish he caught to the sea, but Manuruhi fished and fished and Tangaroa took him under the sea and set him atop his Wharenui (Meeting House). Manuruhis father, Ruatepupuke, soon discovered his son had gone, he found footsteps leading into the ocean and he knew Tangaroa had taken him. Ruatepupuke entered Tangaroas domain and waited to plot his revenge on the children of the Sea God. He spoke with the guardian of Tangaroas children, Hinematikotai, asking her of their whereabouts and awaited their return. Before night the children of Tangaroa returned seeking their beds, and whilst they slept Rua stopped up the windows and set light to the house. The children of Tangaroa tried to escape but Rua met them at the front door. The Snapper fish had been burned, its scales orange-red. Rua struck a fish between the eyes as it took flight, and it became the Hammerhead Shark. He stuck his spear in another and it became the Swordfish. Many fish were formed by Ruas wrath. Then Rua took his son down from the top of Tangaroas house. Now Tangaroas house was filled with many carved panels and posts, and all had the gift of speech, except two posts which stood out front of the house. They were called Wheri and Whera and were without the gift of speech. Before Rua left he took the two mute Pou (carved posts) and that is how man acquired the knowledge of carving, and why carvings no longer speak. By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2009, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138530 167138530 Wahinetoa (Brave Woman) Hinewai (Maid of Light, Misty Rain) Description: They bore us into this world, nursed us and held our hands on our first day at school. They ran beside us in life and watched us grow into strong, fine young men. They taught us kindness and respect and how to run, laugh and cry. They taught us about colour and friendship and love. The women in our lives have suffered that we might be good men, and we honour their courage and strength. Legend: Hinewai (Goddess of Light Misty Rain) By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2009, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138511 167138511 Breathe Breathe - (The Earth-Formed Maid/The First Woman) Description: Sometimes the obstacles strewn across our paths can cause us to run into each other making everything seem that much bigger and that much heavier. Everything races at us, the noise around us fades as the sound of our own hearts and thoughts become deafening. Sometimes we forget to slow down, to reflect and just breathe. Legend: Tanemahuta (God of the Forest) sought to make a mortal woman. Papatuanuku (Mother Earth) instructed Tane to fashion the woman from the Kurawaka, the red clay made by the mingling of her own blood with that of the Ranginui (The Sky Father). Under the instruction of Ranginui, Tanemahuta was shown how to weave the pattern of life into the cloak that Papatuanuku adorned. He then breathed life into the woman, and her name was Hineahuone. By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2009, All Rights Reserved Prints on textured paper. A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138505 167138505 Fearless - (Tumatauenga - God of War and Man) Tumatauenga (God of War and Man) Description: Fear will inspire men to do almost anything especially when it comes to protecting the things we believe we cannot do without; the things we deem most dear and precious to us. In the entire world what is it that you love the most? What is the one thing you prize above all else and what would you do to protect it? Legend: No two among the children of Ranginui (The Sky Father) and Papatuanuku (Mother Earth) were quite so evenly matched as Tumatauenga (God of War and Man) and Tawhirimatea (God of Wind and Storms). It was Tumatauenga who alone withstood the wrath and might of Tawhirimatea. A stalemate ensued, so that the God of War and Man turned from one battle to visit his rage upon his other brethren for abandoning him, rebuking them for their weakness and fear. By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2009, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138534 167138534 Children of Tane1 - From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved Prints on textured paper. A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167141573 167141573 Children of Tane2 From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved Prints on textured paper. A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167141574 167141574 Autumn From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved Prints on textured paper. A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167141572 167141572 Woman in Leaf Cloak Description: From the Tangata Whenua Exhibition By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167141576 167141576 Tangaroa (God of the Sea) On Textured paper By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2007, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167141575 167141575 Wahine Toa3 Currently only on A3 By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2007, All Rights Reserved A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138535 167138535 Interwoven Currently only on A3 By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2007, All Rights Reserved A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138513 167138513 Mai te Moana (From the Sea) By Rongo Tangatake Tuhura, Copyright 2007, All Rights Reserved A4 Print = $50.00(NZD), A3 Print = $100.00(NZD); Excluding postage and handling. Inquiries please click on the contact button. http://www.rongotuhura.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=167138516 167138516