Papa Huia Box - Mangopare
Crafted from a solid piece of recycled native NZ Rimu timber, this keepsake box is adorned with a contemporary engraved design of the "Mangopare" (Hammerhead Shark), inspired by the painted rafter patterns seen in meeting houses throughout Aotearoa. In Māori culture, the Mangopare stands as a symbol of strength, resilience, and determination, embodying the spirit of leadership and guardianship.
Proudly made in Aotearoa, NZ.
DIMENSIONS: 85 mm Diameter x 35 mm
MATERIAL: Rimu Wood
Revolution Aotearoa, created by visual artist and musician Wiremu Barriball, represents a range of authentic Māori design products deeply connected to New Zealand's natural tāonga.
Drawing inspiration from his Māori lineage and his work as a Tā Moko practitioner, Wiremu aesthetically blends nostalgic concepts into modern forms. With a career in the music industry spanning 30+ years, which includes the roll as the lead guitarist of the world-renowned band Katchafire, Its only natural that influences from his love and passion for music often show through in his art. Revolution Aotearoa is proudly created in NZ from a true creative talent.