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‘The Sentinels’

‘The Sentinels’

This sculpture, ‘The Sentinels’, is by the artist Selwyn Muru. Carved in Mt Somers stone, it is a salute to the local tribe, Ngāti Whātua. It stands in the foyer of the Auckland Regional Council Building, alongside other artworks representing Auckland’s physical and cultural environment.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Government, education and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15940/the-sentinels (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016