‘Tihei Mauri Ora’ by Shane Hansen

‘Tihei Mauri Ora’

This artwork isa response to the recent repeal of the smokefree legislation by the new government.

Archival pigment ink print on 190gsm quality paper stock.

This tombstone
Ko wai tēnei?
Ko te maumahara i a auT
he sneeze of life
Tēnei te mauri ngangahau
Tēnei te wairua ataahua
It drains
It pools
It leaves me
LIFELESS
Ngā mihi nui ki ngā Minita
Mō tō koutou āwhina
Mō tō koutou aroha
Tēnei te mihi, ki a koutou katoa!

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