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Jan 08, 2018

New mural for Childers Road

2017 Assignment Arts and Culture Excellence Award winners Project Ataahua from Gisborne Girls' High School have commissioned a new mural celebrating their region's rich cultural heritage.

Project Ataahua Childers Road Mural

GISBORNE artist Lina Marsh has created a new city mural about the region’s diverse cultures on Business Applications’ Childers Road wall.

“In many cultures birds are seen as kaitiaki (guardians)," Ms Marsh said.

"In this case they are the kaitiaki of seed dispersal. The seeds in this case represent the many people who have journeyed to our shores and settled in our region. The seeds these birds have dispersed have helped create a diverse bouquet of cultural flora in Tairawhiti.”


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