Kō Te Ngira (The Needle)
This sculpture represents God the Creator. The needle runs up the centre of the pole and the wool wraps around it. It teaches that God is the centre of all life, that he is behind everything, whether or not a person is religious is irrelevant as the message is the same, that we must love each other as equals without judging for that is when we will truly find heaven and bliss.
|Location||Rosebery Street centre|
|Materials||Pine, set in ground|
|Definition of Name||Needle - a narrow stiff leaf, as those of conifers; a pointed slender piece of metal with a hole in it through which thread is passed for sewing.|
|Definition Interpretation||There is only one true way to live, the unwavering good natured 'stiff leafed' way of wholesome kindness.|