"Torii" 1988, Wanganui River, NZ  

5.2 x 9 x 3.5m; paint on wood

These poles formed a platform for one of the 7 oil lamps that enabled sailing ships to navigate the entrance to this river since the late 19th century


"Tongariro 1 & 11" 1994, Wanganui River, NZ

blue plastic hoop, gold-painted shepherd's crook

These ephemeral works mark the source of the Wanganui River, as of October 1994

 

"Rapids #224" 1989, Wanganui River, NZ 

50 x 1m; steel poles & plastic mesh

Below the mesh lies a stone weir, built by Scottish masons and Maori divers in the middle of the 19th century. This created a deeper water channel for the paddle steamers, the life-line of the rural River communities