This mural depicts Tāwhirimātea, god of the winds and weather, struggling to control his children, shown as blue spiral forms. Te Rā, the sun, is in the top left corner, and Te Marama, the moon, is in the opposite corner. At top right is a reference to the separation of Rangi and Papa. The blue waves and fronds above Tāwhirimātea suggest his brothers Tangaroa and Tāne.
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Mixed media by Cliff Whiting
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