Story: Tāwhirimātea – the weather
Tāwhirimātea and childrenNext
This mural by Cliff Whiting depicts the struggle of Tāwhirimātea to control his children, the wind and weather (the blue spiral forms). Tāwhirimātea sent forth the clouds, winds and storms as part of his war against his brothers. It was a punishment for separating their parents, Ranginui (the sky father) and Papatūānuku (the earth mother).
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Mixed media by Cliff Whiting
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