Category: Statues & Sculptures
Persephone Statue in the Gardens
I’ve added the description of this sculture for those interested in knowing more. It is a depiction of Persephone from Greek mythology by sculptor Alison Erickson.
Maori Carving, Victoria Square
“The poupou is the work of Christchurch master carver Riki Manuel and was created from a totara trunk given by a West Coast farmer. The main theme of the poupou is mahinga kai (food resources). It also depicts tipuna (ancestors) of the Ng?i Tahu-Waitaha people”. Source: Christchurch Library
The Chalice Sculpture, Cathedral Square
The Chalice sculpture is located in Cathedral Square. It is by sculptor Neil Dawson, and celebrates the new millennium and the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Christchurch and Canterbury. It’s rather stunning, and I’ve captured it with the sun shining off it and the buildings surrounding it. I would normally photograph it with the…