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Martyn - Whakarurutanga

Added on May 11th, 2009

Martyn - Whakarurutanga

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Inspired by "Whakarurutanga"

Safety

This design has a protective meaning, and that´s whywe called it "whakarurutanga", or "safety, protection".

The manta itself is a symbol of protection at sea, and the tikis on the wings´ edges are guardians that protect from both sides. The sun symbolizes eternity and the shark represents adaptability and strength. Korus are symbols of new beginning and the tu ...

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