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Special Celebrations this Matariki

21 June 2017

This Friday you are warmly invited to come along and celebrate at 5pm with powhiri and dedication of the gallery's Maori name 'Te Whare Taonga o Waiheke' by the Honorable Nikki Kaye in the presence of Kaumatua and Kuia including unveiling of the entry carving created by Paora Te Rangiaiua, the gallery's first chairperson.

Following will be the openings of this years Matariki exhibitions 'E pāhekoheko ana te tangata o te whenua I whatu mai' - The indigenous people of the land collaborate and are interwoven.Painting, weaving carving and textiles curated by Jeanine Clarkin.

Matariki Nga Kura - Waiheke Schools Matariki Art Award and NZ Hats by Lynsey Champion - Happy Matariki everyone!

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