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Puanga Kai Rau


  • Maoriland Hub 68 Main Street Otaki, Wellington, 5512 New Zealand (map)

Puanga Kai Rau' an exhibition in collaboration with The Māoriland Hub and Te Ihiroa Designs.

The exhibition will feature the work of several multi disciplinary cultural artists from or working within the A.R.T (Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa) Confederation of Tribes. 

THE 'PUANGA KAI RAU' EXHIBITION FEATURES ART WORK BY:

Elaine Bevan (rāranga, weaving)
Pip Hartley (tā moko, painting, drawing)
Jamie Berry (video art, digital art)
Navajo Hibbs (painting, drawing)
Lorna Tawhiti (tattooing, digital art, drawing)
Te Aomarama Wilson (rāranga, weaving)
Johnny Hauraki (whakairo, carving, tā moko)
Iriaka Epiha-Ferris (rāranga, weaving)
Sophia Parun (painting, drawing, textiles)
Debra Bustin (rāranga, weaving)
Maakarita Paku  (fashion, painting, drawing)
Pikihuia Haenga (video art)
Karangawai Marsh (rāranga, mixed media)
Hayley Galo (multimedia, painting, drawing)
Pip Devonshire (rāranga, weaving)
Taryn Te Uira Beri (tā moko, painting, drawing, poetry, fashion, digital art)

With special LIVE PERFORMANCES by these artists at the special opening event in JULY:
Jerome Poutama Kavanagh (taonga pūoro traditional musical instruments)
Paranihia Solomon (acoustic soul)
Taryn Te Uira Beri (spoken word poetry)

This exhibition will run for ONE WEEK ONLY and also features several smaller cultural art events throughout the exhibition week including TWO panel discussions, special artist floor talks, special guest artists in residence at The Māoriland Hub, and artist demonstrations at The Māoriland Hub.

This unique exhibition and its programme of special events has been put together by Te Ihiroa Designs, The Māoriland Hub, Te Kahui a Matariki and Toi Tangata Māori Art Gallery.

Image credit: Taryn Beri, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa, Te Atiawa

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Earlier Event: 7 July
Matariki Ball
Later Event: 14 July
Free Te Reo Māori Lesson