Tiaho MaiMarch 8, 2022
AroaromahanaSeptember 21, 2022
A SHOWCASE OF HIGH QUALITY TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY TOI MĀORI
JULY 30 – AUGUST 28 2021
Including — Ngā Aho Whenua Residency Weavers collective Pip Devonshire and Sonia Snowden Artists of the ART Confederation (Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Āti Awa and Ngāti Raukawa) Invited Artists of Te Tairāwhiti
NĀ MATARIKI NGĀ PUTUNGA HUA
NĀ MATARIKI NGĀ PUTUNGA HOU
NĀ MATARIKI NGĀ RINGA TOI O TOI
MATARAU I WHITI ORA ANŌ AI
‘Whiti Ora’ is a group exhibition at the Māoriland Hub where artists shine their creativity under the auspicious constellation of Matariki.
Opening Friday, July 30 Whiti Ora! exhibitors are a combination of Toi Matarau artists, Ngā Aho Whenua Residency weavers collective Pip Devonshire and Sonia Snowden, artists of the ART Confederation of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Āti Awa and Ngāti Raukawa as well as invited artists of Te Tairāwhiti.
A showcase of high quality traditional and contemporary toi Māori profiling the artists, the Toi Matarau Gallery and Māoriland as a centre of Māori and Indigenous excellence and innovation.
‘Whiti Ora’ is one of the closing events of the Matariki Lighting the Beacons Festival running for the month of July across the entire Kāpiti Coast. Matariki Lighting the Beacons Festival is a multi-disciplinary arts festival in celebration of the rising of Matariki supported by multiple community events.
Toi Matarau is housed at the Māoriland Hub and is committed to increasing awareness and the importance of toi Māori, the Wharepora (house of fine arts and textiles) across diverse communities, businesses and corporates of Kāpiti, the greater Wellington region, Horowhenua and Manawatū.