Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Komaru Pendant


  • Medium: bone, pāua (New Zealand abalone), ebony
  • Size: 3.5 × 1.75 inches
  • Reference Code: NZ130525

Design: Mau Kake (Sail Shape), Rauhoto Tapairu (Comet Guide)

“Komaru (sail shape) inspired by the comet given the name Rauhoto Tapairu. She is the guiding rock that leads our maunga (mountain) to its current resting place. She resides upon her plinth at the front of my Marae, Tarawainuku.”

David Taylor

David Taylor


Taranaki Tuturuu, Ngā Māhanga a Tairi

(1963- )

I was born in Palmerston North and spent my formative years growing up in Auckland. I am now living in Whangarei (North Auckland) with my wife and two children.