Story: East Coast region



Norman Scott’s painting of Hikurangi shows the mountain rising above the Waiapu River valley. An airman during the Second World War, Scott worked as a full-time artist in Gisborne from the 1940s until his death in 1978. He painted in both abstract and traditional styles, the latter exemplified in this painting.

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Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti
Oil on canvas by Norman W. J. Scott

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015