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Metal Bird - Tūī Plant Stake 70cm

The sight of a tūī perched on a wire can bring a tear to the eye of the most hardened Kiwi, but how about one coming out of your Calathea? Metalbirds can go anywhere in your garden with these pretty-as-a-picture plant stakes made in our classic Corten® weathering steel. Get a tui stake and give your plants the love – and support – they need to thrive.


Contains two pieces - each 35cm high, so 70cm when assembled

Easy to assemble - simply slide the two joints together to complete the stake

Suitable for indoor and outdoor plants

Crafted in 3mm Corten® 'weathering' Steel, which forms a beautiful patina that changes with the seasons

It is the perfect gift for the plant parent in your life


Measurements of Box:

Length: 31 cm

Width: 1cm

Height: 21cm

Weight: 300g




Metalbird is the brainchild of Phil Walters, an industrial designer and lover of street art and New Zealand’s native flora and fauna.

His handcrafted artworks bring together his passions: the tough, 3mm Corten® steel and stencil design, a nod to his urban art roots. The birds are inspired by the mysterious, satirical street artist Banksy – the stencils look as if street art has turned 3D.

Metalbird started as a guerrilla street art project. All over New Zealand’s North Island, more than 40 life-sized, Metalbird stencils appeared. In parks, in fences and on power poles – anywhere you’d least expect. And people loved them.

"Our designs represent some of New Zealand’s most precious birdlife. Art isn’t just something you see on a gallery wall – it can be the way the light shines through a coloured window or the splash of spray-paint on a city overpass. Art can be something you see, hear, taste or touch. But most of all, it’s something you experience – bringing with it memories and emotions"