Story captures the Cultural changes during NZ
Post WW1/Great Depression (coloniser)
Findings from cave (greenstones, etc.) from father's perspective is about money, materialism
Maori's view of land --> spiritual connections to the land rather than material
What about land today? Father - lineage, survival, indep.
Maoris - spiritual, transient
Today - less emotional/cultural
Adzes (primitive tools),