Kōrero: Tuatara

Door handle (3 o 4)

Door handle

Tuatara often appear in carvings and sculpture. These handles on sliding doors are practical as well as a design feature. To make the handles, a photograph of a tuatara was digitised into a three-dimensional image. This was then used to create a mould, into which molten aluminium was poured.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Leanne Tamaki

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Charles Daugherty and Susan Keall, 'Tuatara - Life history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14984/door-handle (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Charles Daugherty and Susan Keall, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007