Robin Slow - Mana

Stretched canvas 122 x 61cm

Acrylic, gold leaf

The kaka brought mana from Hawaiki to Aotearoa through the form of a red stone or kernel. These manu made useful pets and were trained to complete a number of tasks including luring other manu into traps. They could speak and it was even said play the koauau!

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