Kuratau School, 2224 State Highway 41, RD 1, Turangi 3381.
All the children of Kuratau School, Mikaere Gardiner (supervisor), teachers Belinda Bridge, Shar Joyce, Bronwyn Hunt and Craig McGregor (principal).
Accessible to public:
Birds of a Feather.
Background to mural creation:
Over the last 2 years the school has developed their own wetlands area and has focused on the birds, fauna and flora of the area. This area was once used by the local iwi as a bird hunting area. They have created programmes to rejuvenate the birdlife and bush areas. The mural was created to signify the bird life of the area in conjunction with bird carvings done around the same time.
Each child throughout the school created their own feather. Each was individually designed by the child then painted by themselves. No help was given other than supervision and direction on how to mix colours and paint onto the wood. Each feather was sanded by each child and prepared for painting. Each feather is made from wood and fixed onto the wall (also painted in Resene paint) to create the wing.
Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!
We would love to hear from you if you wish to use Resene's images, information and ideas for social medial, blogs, newsletters and other media use. Please email email@example.com and let us know what you need, what it is for and how Resene will be acknowledged as the source of the content. We are happy to assist with most requests.
Our vision is to be respected as a trusted, ethical and sustainable company and acknowledged as the leading provider of innovative paint and colour technology. View Resene’s profile and Environmental Policy.
Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online. See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.