Story: Hauraki–Coromandel places

‘Torea mangu’ sculpture

‘Torea mangu’ sculpture

This sculpture by Tony Johnston, which was erected on the coast at Kaiaua in January 2005, represents the mother of all oystercatchers. In Māori torea mangu means black oystercatcher.

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Photograph by Janine Faulknor

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Hauraki Plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30618/torea-mangu-sculpture (accessed 28 April 2017)

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