The Ecliptic

The circle of the Millennial Arch designed by artist David Trubridge

This contemporary sculpture is inspired by the ecliptic - an astronomical term referring to the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. The full sculpture can be viewed on Marine Parade, Napier

Sunscope Sunrise

Sunrise aligned through the wonderful Sunscope

This sculpture created by Vesica Aotearoa can be found on Napier's waterfront near the Veronica Sun Bay

The Ecliptic II

The Millennial Arch designed by artist David Trubridge

This contemporary sculpture is inspired by the ecliptic - an astronomical term referring to the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. The full sculpture can be viewed on Marine Parade, Napier

Kuaka Connection II

Kuaka (Godwit) are a sacred bird that navigates 29,000 km across oceans, from Alaska to Aotearoa where they nest in the Ahuriri estuary

The Hawke's Bay airport entrance has several of these installations at various points, representing the Kuaka in flight

Kuaka Connection

Kuaka (Godwit) are a sacred bird that navigates 29,000 km across oceans, from Alaska to Aotearoa where they nest in the Ahuriri estuary

The Hawke's Bay airport entrance has several of these installations at various points, representing the Kuaka in flight

Kuaka Connection III

Kuaka (Godwit) are a sacred bird that navigates 29,000 km across oceans, from Alaska to Aotearoa where they nest in the Ahuriri estuary

The Hawke's Bay airport entrance has several of these installations at various points, representing the Kuaka in flight

The Gold of the Kowhai

Standing four metres high, the Kowhai sculpture was created by renowned New Zealand artist Paul Dibble. It stands on the corner of Tennyson Street and Herschell Street, opposite MTG Hawke’s Bay

The artwork is cast bronze and the blossom petals are gilded with 24-carat gold and lacquer. At night time it is illuminated by light showcasing the sculpture in a golden glow

The Bird Of Gold

A detail of the bird on The Gold of the Kowhai sculpture

Standing four metres high, the Kowhai sculpture was created by renowned New Zealand artist Paul Dibble. It stands on the corner of Tennyson Street and Herschell Street, opposite MTG Hawke’s Bay

Flight Of The Return

A symbol of freedom and lightness. Flight of The Return sculpture in Paxie's Lane, Napier by Napier artist Philipp Meir, is a stainless steel installation of some of Hawke’s Bay’s most regular visitors – gannets

There's several stainless steel gannets "flying" along the wall, this photo is just one of them

Wave Back

The boy across the street from Shiela and Raven

From "A Wave in Time" Napier's Emerson Street

Sheila

"A Wave in Time" from Napier's Emerson Street

The first installation was commissioned in 2009. The statue is modelled on Miss Sheila Williams, daughter of E A Williams of the notable architects of the era. Miss Williams will be familiar to many people in Hawke’s Bay - she led the "New Napier Week Carnival" in January 1933 to celebrate the town's recovery from the earthquake

Sheila & Raven

"A Wave in Time" from Napier's Emerson Street

The first installation was commissioned in 2009. The statue is modelled on Miss Sheila Williams, daughter of E A Williams of the notable architects of the era. Miss Williams will be familiar to many people in Hawke’s Bay - she led the "New Napier Week Carnival" in January 1933 to celebrate the town's recovery from the earthquake