Kowhai Ngutu Kaka (Parrot's Beak) Kowhaiwhai Pattern Single Sided Wooden Puzzle in Tray & Large Block - Combo Deal
The Puzzle shows the pattern and where this pattern comes from in Nature. On the back of the tray is printed below information explaining the meaning of this pattern.
The name of this pattern is called “Kowhai Ngutu Kaka” (“Ngutu” means “Beak” and “Kaka”, “Parrot”). As illustrated in the images, the red shape within the pattern is taken from our native bird “The Kaka”, the shape of it’s beak. The flowers on our native bush (which has the same name and also known as “Kaka Beak”) is also the same shape. The shrub features clusters of red flowers in Spring. The pattern depicts the parrot beak, facing each other, as if talking to each other (which Parrots are well known for – “talking”). This pattern is based on communication.
Block size 9.5cm x 25cm - Tactile, feel the pattern.