He Kākāriki Powhaitere An Exhibition by Tai o Hī Tai o Hā emerging creative leaders of Ngāpuhi-nui-tonu, expressing their intrinsic relationship with the taiao.

Tai o Hi Tai o Ha
20th August - 17th September 2023

Tai o Hī Tai o Hā is a two-year Māori arts programme that holistically develops the skills of aspiring young Māori artists, placing their unique Māori identity as the cornerstone for success. Introducing taiohi to cultural principles captured within pūrākau and also Toi Whakairo narratives, patterns and motifs, is how Toi Ngāpuhi aspires to strengthen culture, builds on natural talents and encourage artistry for our future creative leaders.

For more info visit www.toingapuhi.co.nz or email info@toingapuhi.co.nz

Below are some of the mahi toi featured in He Kākāriki Pōwhaitere.