Wheku Paua Canvas Print

Wheku Paua Canvas Print



WHEKU - Kaitiaki/Guardian 

A depiction of a ‘wheku’ which is a carved figure set at the gable of a Whare Tupuna (Ancestral House) that represents a great and important ancestor. The house itself that the Wheku it is set upon symbolically represents that important ancestors body and provides his descendants with shelter, warmth, protection and kotahiitanga (Unity). 


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