It was a sold out Friend’s visit to listen to artist Michel Tuffery at Pātaka Art + Museum. Michel asked us to touch the anchor stone on our way into the gallery – this was the first invitation extended by him, in a conversation about having a conversation with the past. The stone, Maungaroa, or Te Huka-a-Tai, came from Eastern Polynesia and was left in Porirua over a thousand years ago by Kupe. When we touch it the past becomes the present, and we too become part of it’s history.
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