Kōrero: Herons

Commemorative tea towel (2 o 2)

Commemorative tea towel

On 6 February 1990 New Zealand celebrated the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. A white heron, or kōtuku, was chosen as the official symbol, designed by carver Fred Graham and graphic artist Roy Good. Like all New Zealanders, the heron’s origins are in other lands.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Herons - White herons – kōtuku', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/6425/commemorative-tea-towel (accessed 24 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015