Details of the Tui feathers. Tui is a very common New Zealand songbird. Art by Robert van der Touw © 2016. On the back of the bookmark information about the front image based on the artist’s long term research on the medicinal qualities of New Zealand’s flora and fauna. Also on the back a colourful mandala showing its natural pattern.
Qualities of the Tui:
Each Tui has a unique song and staunchly defends its territory
Symbolizes: respect, self-respect and standing up for yourself