Good morning from a cold Hastings day. We seemed to have missed all the wet weather that has hit the lower North Island. But it will be cold. The South Island has had a huge dumping of snow – the ski fields were closed due to too much snow. So thinking of my family and friends affected by this bad weather.
I know it is the summer solstice over in the northern hemisphere. So we have just celebrated our winter solstice. Now it is downhill to spring – shame we have to get through a couple of cold months first.
Some more Maori sculpture this week for Cee’s challenge over at Cee’s Photography. These are called Pou – no, not the game.
The pou (carved posts) have been made in a partnership between Hastings District Council and Nga Marae o Heretaunga. The totara for the pou is from Waimana, a gift from the Tuhoe people. A marae has produced each pou to represent a tupuna (ancestor). Each pou faces the marae who contributed to the carving.
Thanks also to Cee for selecting me for my Oddball post last week.
Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: 2015 Week 25
Cee’s Odd Ball Photo: Mother of Pearl