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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Tagata ma Tagaloa

All Projects 2024 New Lynn Community Centre Sau E Siva West Auckland Sau e Siva West Auckland: Tagata ma Tagaloa Join us in the Whau as we offer free Siva Samoa (Samoan dance) classes to girls aged 5 – 16.As a small but growing community group that has been running for the last eight years,

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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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Ceramic Taro

Back to Projects 2023 Jimmy Ma’ia’i with Rosebank Primary School This was a workshop between artist Jimmy Ma’ia’i and primary school students from the Rosebank Primary School where the artist used to attend. Jimmy Ma’ia’i is of Sāmoan and Scottish descent, used to go to Rosebank Primary School and his practice makes use of found

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Zero Waste Workshops

This monthly series of workshops focused on Upcyling are brought to you by Fashion Rebellion Aotearoa at their workspace in New Lynn. “We are a newly formed group, passionate about finding solutions for the environmental and humanitarian issues caused by the consumerist, capitalist drive of fast-fashion.We aim to connect communities and resources, share knowledge and

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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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Weaving the Whau

Where: Avondale LibraryWhen: Tuesday and Sundays in April 2023 during term times:Tuesday, 2-4 PM (April 4)Sundays, 12-1 PM (April 2, 16 + 30) Try your hand at weaving on a Big Loom and recycle your old textiles at the library! Bring in your clean, pre-loved clothing to be cut and woven into a community tapestry,

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Inhabit: Whau exhibition

Inhabit Programming: Whau Exhibition opening March 7th, 2023 Artist and birth worker Holli McEntegart, presents Inhabit from March 7th–April 1st 2023 at the Fale Community House, 50a Rosebank Road, Avondale in Tāmaki Makaurau. Inhabit will be open Tuesdays–Saturdays, 10am–3pm daily from March 7th–1st April, 2023. There will be scheduled workshops most mornings at 10:30am, followed by a conversation with

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