Local Hastings artist Debbie August, of Ngāti Porou descent, produces prolific and amazing original artworks in her spare time. Many of her artworks are held in private collections around Aotearoa, NZ.
This stunning 30 cm x 60 cm acrylic painting is called “WĀHINE TOA”, meaning strong woman. This painting shows great inner strength and pride of a woman being able to wear a moko kauae (chin tattoo) a personal honor within. A one-off painting.