Artist: John Ferguson
Winner of the themed sculpture competition from the NZ Mural Contest and Arts Festival 2017. The theme was “Children are our future”.
The title says it all. Recycled farm and orchard implements, treasures of the past generations are thoughtfully laid down to form and support a future generation. The egg is constructed from light weight concrete, then plastered with a composite while marble. The implements were collected from local farming families who have lived in the district for a number of years, they are welded together to support the egg in the shape of a large birds nest.