Ahi Raranga – wananga

All Projects 2024 Blockhouse Bay, Green Bay WEBSITE Ahi Raranga – wananga 2024 Ahi Nyx (Te Āti Awa me Ngāti Raukawa) is an Avondale based artist. Known for hand woven harakeke toanga and raranga wananga she is extending her practice to help reconnect to traditional Māori harvesting practices. Her creativity comes from a deep spiritual […]

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AD 2 Me

All Projects May to June, 2024 Avondale @LADYBUG_BEBE @SPDRTWNBBY AD 2 Me, 2024 Join sisters Nia and Mile on a sensory journey through an immersive exhibition and zine. Where their perspectives, growing up in Avondale (AD), breathe life into treasured memories of our evolving community. Through vibrant visual art—spanning drawing to mixed media—and evocative sonic

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COKANA Sewing Classes

All Projects May to June, 2024 ALL GOODS, Avondale INSTAGRAM COKANA Sewing Classes 2024 !!SPACES FILLED!! We are so excited to announce that we are offering FREE beginners sewing classes run by AD’s finest, Ota Valu. Ota has four decades of sewing experience, and has been in and around the industry for a long time.

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Mmiri | Wai

All Projects 22nd March to 20th April 2024 Exhibition at ALL GOODS and GREAT NORTH RD GALLERY, Avondale Greenbay, Blockhouse bay website Mmiri| Wai Since 2021 I have built a connection & drawn inspiration from the waters at the Whau. Specifically Sandy Bay, Flounder Bay which are both neighboring to Blockhouse Bay. I’ve done a

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Fiji Baat

All Projects 2024 Neighbourhoods in the Whau Fiji Baat Fiji Baat translates to ‘Fiji talk’ or the language Fiji Hindi. This photographic series  will share stories of Indo-Fijians in the Whau area who migrated to New Zealand amidst decades of political upheaval, providing insight into their lives today. The project is a collaboration between Sahar

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Whau Youth Awards 2023

All Projects Friday 15th December, 2023 Blockhouse Bay Community Centre Whau Youth Awards 2023 We were stoked to be able to support the annual Whau Youth Awards by supporting local artist weaver Ahi Nyx to handcraft the awards this year.A massive congratulations to all the nominees and award winners at our 2023 Whau Youth Awards.

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Hui Kōrero – Waka journeys

All Projects 2024 Whau awa Instagram Hui Kōrero – Waka journeys Charlotte Graham Te Kawerau ā Maki, Ngāti Whanaunga, Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, Ngāti Mahuta, Ngāti Tamaoho, Te Ākitai Waiohua, Ngāti Kotimana Charlotte Graham is a renowned conceptual multi-disciplinary artist, Māori design lead for Ngāti Whanaunga and arts educator. With a practice spanning over twenty

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Connect and Create

All Projects 2023 Blockhouse Bay Community Centre Artist; Naomi Azoulay Connect and Create, 2023 This was a free event open to the local BHB community. Hosting 35 budding artists and led by artist Naomi Azoulay. The object was to create whanaungatanga – as a shared experience and working together providing people with a sense of

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