Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Waitūkei sculpture, Rotorua

Waitūkei sculpture, Rotorua

These magnificent bronze sculptures by Rotorua artist Lyonel Grant were completed in 2001, and stand in Government Gardens. The two figures, one male, one female, were inspired by the mixing of Māori and European cultures in Rotorua.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015