Green Ceramic Manaia

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Green Ceramic Manaia figurine, made in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. In Māori culture, the Manaia is a protector spirit with the head of a bird, the body of a serpent, and the tail of a whale or fish. this Manaia has a fish hook on the bottom.


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The Manaia is traditionally believed to be the messenger between the earthly world of mortals and the domain of the spirits, and its symbol is used as a guardian against evil. In this form, it is usually represented in a figure-of-eight shape, the upper half culminating in a bird-like beak. The fish hook signifies abundance, nourishment, and strength. This ceramic sculpture ornament has been lovingly hand made in Kerikeri, New Zealand.

Size:  17.5cm

  • Eco-friendly gift box
  • Complete with meaning card
  • Made in NZ