Artist: Sonia Snowden – Toi Iho Licenced Artist
Description: Fine kete whakairo woven by a master weaver of the Ngā Aho Whenua Weavers Residency in the Toi Matarau Gallery at Māoriland. Sonia’s kete collection is part of the ‘Te Ringa Māhorahora Exhibition’. Taimana reflects the elegance of Matariki and her daughters who travel through the expanse of Ranginui, setting at this time of the year in the West, to be with their kuia Papatūānuku.
Iwi: Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Hine
Materials: Kiekie, contemporary dyes