Story: West Coast region

Jade sculpture

Jade sculpture

'Poutini life mask', created by Greymouth carver Ian Boustridge, shows the translucence of a variety of pounamu known as Marsden flower jade (also called Kahurangi pounamu).

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Ian Boustridge - Jade Sculptor
Sculpture by Ian Boustridge

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Sport and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016