Kaitiaki 2014
Splore festival, Tapapakanga Regional Park, Auckland
Eco-ply, glue, screws, wood stain
1025 H x 1650 L x 650mm W

The sculpture was inspired by the rock formations and coastal land forms around the Tapapakanga Regional Park area, and took on a custodial role on the beach for the duration of the festival.

Splore sculpture proposal
Kaitiaki concept_Artist impression: Splore sculpture proposal

Tapapakanga Regional Park
Kaitiaki: Tapapakanga Regional Park

Tapapakanga Regional Park
Kaitiaki: Tapapakanga Regional Park

Tapapakanga Regional Park
Kaitiaki: Tapapakanga Regional Park

Detail
Kaitiaki: Detail

Splore 2010
Welcome to Splore: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Visual artists line up: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Main beach/stage: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Kaitiaki gets first interaction: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Kaitiaki climber: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Kaitiaki and crawler: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Kaitiaki lighting: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Kaitiaki lighting: Splore 2010

Splore 2010
Kaitiaki at sunrise: Splore 2010