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Tired Little Owl

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Māori tradition recognizes the existence of ancestral guardians (kaitiaki) that took the form of different kinds of creatures. The guardians that warm of death are ruru. The guardian has the power to protect, warn and advise. If seen flying ahead it is there as a protector at a time of danger. If it flies ahead there is nothing to fear. If it crosses your path something is wrong. Sometimes at the time of death it will appear at a window, beating its wings against the glass.

Other available artwork you might like in 20th Anniversary Exhibition:

Rex Homan

Rex Homan

Māori

Te Rarawa, Ngāti Paoa, Te Ātiawa

(1940- )

Rex Homan was born 1940 in Thames, New Zealand of Māori, Irish and Scottish ancestry. He lived in Auckland in his early years before moving to the Bay of Plenty. Rex has earned international recognition as a wood sculptor in the 1960s and 1970s and began working in bronze in the 1980s. His current work is influenced by the culture of the Pacific and displays uniqueness in its diversity of form and dramatic flow of lines. Rex has exhibited in solo, group and jury shows. He has won several national awards for “National Wood Skills” and is represented in corporate and private collections worldwide.

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