Shelton Woolright 2016

Common Name: Tui
Taxonomic Classification: Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae
Found: Murry’s Bay, 1980

Unusually vocal birds. Widespread honeyeater, except eastern South Island. They are aggressive and will defend food sources such as flowering or fruiting plants. Will commute more than 10 km daily to feed on nectar. Important pollinator of NZ flowering plants. Tui were a common traditional source of food for Maori. Nests are
predated by introduced mammals.

Printed on 310gsm satin Hahnemühle PhotoRag. 100% cotton fine art paper, certified archival (200 years) Made in Germany. Printed with acid-free archival 11 colour high dynamic range, Epson UltraChrome pigment ink system.

1200x800mm – 5 editions $1,700
841x560mm – 10 editions $695
420x280mm – 30 editions $190

10% of the sales from this print will go to the ‘Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund’ supporting conservation efforts in the wild throughout New Zealand and overseas

Framed by ‘State Of The Art’ This frame is hand made in New Zealand and uses sustainable farmed timber. Plexiglass is used as a lighter alternative at this size. The artwork is held in place with rare earth magnets to ensure paper conservation. Recommended by the artist:

Object courtesy of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hiar.



1200x800mm – 5 editions $1,700
841x560mm – 10 editions $695
420x280mm – 30 editions $190