Toi Whakairo – The Art of Carving

Sunday 23 June


Free (koha appreciated)


Sun 23 June, 10:00-11:30
Sun 23 June, 12:30-14:00


The Artery, Historic Village, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga

Learn about the cultural origins of whakairo (carving) and common bone carving designs. Carver Hei-Tuakiri (Gavin Smith) will take you through a demonstration of the art, and explain the technique and history of traditional bone carving.

Suitable for adults only.

No registration needed – drop in, but be on time as there are limited spaces available. Free, koha appreciated. 

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