An emotive fairy paying homage to an extinct song bird
New Zealand, Hanging NZ Fairies
DescriptionIntroduced in 2022.
The huia was a beautiful distinct extinct endemic NZ wattlebird that the last confirmed sighing was in1907. The huia were almost always found in a male, female pair. A Maori male's oral history recall "I was told by my old people that a pair of huia lived on the most affectionate terms. If the male died first, the female died soon after of grief". It is said the huia was bold and inquisitive and had no fear of people so could easily be captured by hand.
Flexible arms and legs with a gold cord for hanging. This fairy is part of a large evolving ctollection. You can build your selection over the years.
Designed by a local Parnell lady with a passion for fairies and a great eye for color and materials.