The rugby sculpture

by Robyn on March 16, 2010

A proposal was unveiled yesterday for a Weta Workshop-designed rugby-themed sculpture to grace the city, somewhere, In Time For The Rugby World Cup.

The sculpture is highly symbolic, with the DomPost providing a list of all the symbolism, but what does the sculpture most resemble?

  • A trophy for the Wairarapa Bush under-13’s tournament?
  • Glorious Socialist Realist Sculpture to Celebrate Triumph of Workers over Capitalist Running Dog Referee?
  • A made-in-China knick-knack from “Gifts 4 Men” that you bought your uncle for his mantelpiece in a moment of desparation?
  • A tourist drawcard, on par with Dannevirke’s Viking and Ohakune’s giant carrot?
  • An iconic, edgy, world-class tribute to the creativity, imagination and uniqueness of Wellington?
  • A woman-positive depiction of a labia and vaginal opening?
  • Maui’s last attempt to escape before being crushed by Hine nui o te po?
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