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The Marton Moai

Ko Tutira Kei Ahunehenehe
George Nuku

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Painted stone Moai sculpture, carved by contemporary Maori artist George Nuku. It shows moai Tutira and serves as a symbol of Cook’s connections with Easter Island. It was unveiled on 28 March 2008 alongside the opening of the exhibition The Pacific Style of George Nuku.


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Location (N 54°32'17" - W 1°12'10")

Item Code: gbyh177; Photograph: 30 July 2019
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