Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Mascot Design For Commonwealth Games

In class for literacy our task was to create our own mascot. The idea of it all was for us to create/design a Mascot that showed NZ icons or represented New Zealand.

The idea and concept of my design was to incorporate the Maori culture in some way. The reason why I decided to draw a Maori Tiki is because its a taonga to Maori’s. I also drew a New Zealand flag to represent us New Zealanders. I decided to name my mascot Whetu which when is translated into English, means star. The reason why I named my mascot Whetu (stars) was because when New Zealand was discovered the pioneers used the stars to navigate them to this beautiful country.

1 comment:

  1. Kia Ora Jorja, you've done some good thinking here. I love the reason that you named your mascot Whetu!
    Mrs Nua


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