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Mural by John Pule

Born in Niue, John Pule migrated to New Zealand in 1964, aged two. He is a visual artist as well as a writer. He weaves fish, people and bird-like creatures into his paintings, which record stories about history and place. This mural by Pule is on Williamson Avenue in Grey Lynn, an inner-city suburb where many Pacific people settled from the 1960s.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Arts and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15918/mural-by-john-pule (accessed 7 August 2020)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016