43/100 . 2014 . 'time' . mosaic on board . New Zealand has 2,788 species endangered with extinction. A further 3,031 of New Zealand’s species are believed to be endangered, but cannot be classified as such because not enough is known about them. If the long and short term trends continue, all that stands between us and witnessing mass extinction, is time.
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34/100 . 1976 . 'contemplation' . colour pencil on paper . Here's a hoot - a colour pencil sketch I did in the 5th Form at Trident High School, Whakatane. LOL
33/100 . ‘3-star wētā motel’ . In honour of our giant wētā, one of the largest insects on earth, whose ears are located just below the knee joint on its front legs.
32/100 . ‘day 45 of 100 days project 2016 ‘ . Abbots red clay . Rabbit - a gregarious burrowing plant-eating mammal, with long ears, long hind legs, and a short tail.
31/100 . ‘beware the deep’ . 1998 . watercolour on paper . another bad image. Thought I had better take a photo before it headed off to Canada. Makes you wonder where they hang now?
29/100 . 2015 . ‘marine reserve’ . mixed media . Marine reserves are our highest level of marine protection established under the Marine Reserves Act 1971. The main aim of a marine reserve is to create an area free from alterations to marine habitats and life, providing a useful comparison for scientists to study. Marine reserves are also special places and can be enjoyed by everyone, offering spectacular opportunities to see rare and abundant sea creatures and environments.