Austen A Deans

Aotearoa New Zealand, b.1915, d.2011

Camp in the Kowai

  • Presented by Christchurch City Council in memory of former Town Clerk Mr H. S. Feast OBE, 1961
  • Oil on canvas
  • 980 x 1030mm
  • 69/137
  • 1952

'The Kowai would, in standard Māori, be pronounced Kōwhai – it's named after the kōwhai tree [native tree with yellow flowers].' —Sir Tipene O’Regan

(He Rau Maharataka Whenua: A Memory of Land, 17 September 2016 – 18 February 2017)