If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, you want it to be filled with beautiful things. Add pops of colour and style with our range of designer tea towels. Featuring vintage prints and work from New Zealand artists, they’re a step up from the standard checks and stripes.
Hushed Blue Kingfisher is part of our Hushed Birds collection which offers a softer look at New Zealand natives, with muted pastel tones overlaid with vintage bird imagery adorn a range of prints, art blocks, clocks, and accessories.
About New Zealand Kingfisher
There are over 100 species of kingfisher worldwide, but only the Sacred Kingfisher, Todiramphus Sanctus breed in New Zealand. It is also locally known for its Maori name Kōtare.
According to Polynesian legend, the Sacred Kingfisher is believed to have power over the ocean and waves. It is a vividly coloured bird that can be easily spotted in the wild with a size of 24cm. It’s distinct green and blue colours, beige to yellowish underparts and the large, dark, broad bill makes it one of the most attractive bird in the wildlife.