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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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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Nikau Superette Art

All Projects 2023 to 2024 A micro gallery in a community notice board, New Lynn. WEBSITE Nikau Superette Art 2024 Nikau Superette Art takes place in a restored and repurposed community notice board on Queen Mary Avenue in New Lynn. Originally built by the Queen Mary Avenue and Durrant Place Neighbourhood Support Group and sponsored

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Pottering away in the Whau

All Projects Artist residencies and workshops, 2024 Wood Fired Pottery School, New Lynn Our Auckland article Wood Fired Pottery School Free clay workshops in the Whau!  These free public workshops run every Saturday from 13 January and go through to the end of March. The workshops are suitable for all ages, and all materials and

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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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