These tumblers tell the Māori creation story of Ranginui (Sky Father) and Papatūānuku (Earth Mother). They also feature artwork from students at Tainui School in Dunedin.
The children created the artworks for Mō Tātou - Ngāi Tahu Whānui iwi exhibition which closed in August 2009. On the tumblers you can also read the words of the school haka written by Komene Cassidy. The haka is about the tākata whenua of Ngāi Tahu, in days gone by journeying to gather food and tools for their people, to the people of today gathering knowledge to sustain them for the future. The children of Tainui School painted and drew the artwork on the tumblers and took photographs of some important places in Dunedin.
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