Te Maramatanga Aoao Nui

Te Maramatanga Aoao Nui is an intimate collection of recent mixed media work by Tolaga Bay-based artists, Tai and Kaaterina Kerekere.

The exhibition title is a term used to describe a particular kind of light that prevails in winter.

As a project contributing to Matariki, this suite of art works illuminates narratives of reclaiming self, voice, whakapapa, land, knowledge and an expression of Māori identity as a resilient light projecting from darkness.

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Ara Mai Nuku: Rise up from the earth Māori ceramic art exhibition

Members of Ngā Kaihanga Uku present Ara Mai Nuku: Rise up from the Earth, which contributes to the ‘Fired Up: Festival of Ceramics’ as part of the New Zealand Festival of the Arts 2020. Featuring new work from Baye Riddell, Wi Taepa, Carla Ruka and Amorangi Hikuroa, the exhibition also includes two group installations of unfired works by Todd Douglas, Noelle Jakeman, Rhonda Halliday, Ida Edwards and Dorothy Waetford.

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