The triangle is a fundamental element of Mäori art. The black edge symbolizes the impenetrable mystery of the Holy Trinity, who are represented by the points of the triangle.
|Represents te moana (the sea) upon which Christianity was carried to these shores (Aotearoa-New Zealand)|
|The broken circle symbolizes Christianity’s penetration of the Mäori world|
|Represents the spreading of the word to Ngä Hau e Whä (The Four Winds) of Aotearoa-New Zealand|
|Represents the Church which had its origin in Aotearoa among te Iwi Mäori, and moved on to serve both races|
|This section represents the seeds of God’s word already planted in the roots of Mäoridom|
|The growing out of the “undefined’ cross represents “New Life” in Christ and his perfecting of Mäori culture|