Toi Tu Whenua Sculpture
Public Art : Toi Tu Whenua sculpture
Sculptor : © Lewis Gardiner
Description : 5m high brushed aluminium
Date Unveiled : 2010
Location : The Toi Tu Whenua sculpture can be found
at a rest area near the Tarukenga entryway into Rotorua , New Zealand. Please be careful if you decide to
take a photograph as it is on a main road.
Artist Statement : Lewis Gardiner said
his work was inspired by the whakatauki (proverb) "whatungarongaro te tangata toi tu te whenua," - "as man
disappears from sight, the land remains".