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Hei Tiki [TEAL]
Hei Tiki [TEAL]
About this object
Green (ponamu coloured) plastic Hei tiki souvenir from the TEAL airline. Figure has red ringed eyes and a red cotton tie at the top. Inscription printed on green backing card reads, 'FLY TEAL' in navy blue and 'FLY / TEAL / New Zealand's / airline / in the / south pacific', embossed onto the back of the tiki.
Maker & role
Tasman Empire Airways Limited (New Zealand, estab. 1940, closed 1965)
Souvenir/Memorabilia/Documentary Artifacts/08 Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
L 95 W 55mm (L 3 3/4 W 2 3/16")
The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)
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