It depicts a pohutakawa stamen, the pollen-producing central part of the flower, and was completed by well-known local artist Trevor Nathan whose idea it was to illustrate one of the flowers present in Kuirau Park.
'Mr Fish' entered in the annual 'Fish out of Water" competition 2010. Look out for this year's awesome entries around town.
What to do with your old bike... This bike tree is a the Lakefront Reserve.
Matariki Fashion Show at Rotorua District Library 2015
By Local Artist : Jamie Pickernell "Shavings" on cnr Tutanekai and Haupapa Streets, 2015
Rotorua Street Art #ninja
Judges selected nationally recognised sculptor Anna Korver's piece The White Mouse, depicting New Zealand war hero Nancy Wake, as the winning artwork. In Government Gardens, see the sculpture trail map from the Creative Rotorua website.
Puka the Fish one of the very first entries in the Rotorua "Fish out of water" competitions. Designed by the staff at Rotorua District Library in 2007
Rotorua's newest art installations are all around the city. The Yarn Bombers were here!
Howard Morrison as painted by Chris Newman aka Noomz on a Chorus Cabinet in Rotorua
Don Stafford immortalized on a Chorus Cabinet by Chris Newman aka Noomz
The Bath House, Rotorua Museum depicted here by Nicola Spijkerbosch on a Chorus Cabinet
Local fashion designer Leilani Rickard rocks Auckland Fashion Week 2013. (from the Daily Post)
Designers - Adrienne Whitewood applies the finishing touches ahead of her New Zealand Fashion Week 2013 show. Photo / Ben Fraser, Daily Post
Interior of Te Aomarama Carving School at Rotorua, photo by J. W. Chapman-Taylor. From Carved Houses of Te Arawa, courtesy of the Knowledge Basket.
The Hot Lakes Craft Market is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month at the Rotorua Arts Village
Arty toilets at the Redwoods, Rotorua
The first Luminite Festival was held in the Government Gardens on 27 Jul 2013. Thousands of lanterns made by locals lit up the gardens and created a special magic for families.
From the Smithsonian's collections, this wooden carved box was presented to Calvin Coolidge (US President) via a naval officer who visited Rotorua in 1925
Works of Rotorua fashion designer Leilani Rickards include these gorgeous Koru tights. Congratulations Iwi Creations on your win at the Miramoda Maori Fasion Awards
Godber, Albert Percy, 1876-1949 :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns]. The bottom two are from the Hinemihi wharenui at Whakarewarewa