He mana whenua, he mana wahine.
Photographer Tessa Williams celebrates the connection between wahine hapū (Pregnant women) and Papatūānuku (our earth mother), embracing the notion that we should nurture our women and land like they nurture us.
Whetū Whitu by Matthew McIntyre Wilson is a series of brooches presented as large scale photographs that reflect the importance of Matariki and Puanga.
This exhibition celebrates the happenings we participate in with friends and whanau during Matariki, such as coming together to share stories, remember the past and consider the future.
Sian Montgomery-Neutze has designed artworks for the seven flag poles at Frank Kitts Park near Whairepo Lagoon. Her work relates to the environment – to life above the water and to the sustaining life forces below the water
Mahinga Kai, our gardens, cultivation and food gathering with artists affiliated to Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai.
Artists Angela Kilford and Aliyah Winter have designed a series of billboard banner artworks depicting puawānanga in the celestial realm to acknowledge and celebrate the close connection between all things through whakapapa.
Te Reo Māori, like any language is important to the vitality and meaning of culture. The exhibition Te Reo Pākehā asks how we understand these meanings when looking at Te reo Māori as a non-Māori or as a Māori disconnected from learning the language in the home?