Tekoteko is a carved human-like figure. Their function was to ward away evil spirits. Teko Teko were historically placed on the gable of a Maori meeting house, on canoes or freestanding. The eyes were often made of New Zealand paua shell (abalone).
Symbols often having meaning when it comes to dreams. These symbols all have an explanation as to what they would stand for if someone dreamt about them. It is interesting that dreams are like a mystery and we can depict them.