Stunning Porowhita sculpture carved from Hapopo Pounamu set on a Pounamu base. Carved by Dean Taylor.
The Porowhita symbolises the never-ending circle of life and nature, bringing together the head, hands and heart in one’s action. The stars and universe are all part of the circle and it holds the story of our origins.
Pounamu or Greenstone is regarded as a stone sacred to the gods by the Maori of New Zealand. As a Taonga -meaning treasured, and it should be displayed with respect and pride. Pounamu is a gift from the heart.