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Toi Roto Whakairo — Art of the Lake Carving

Whakairo is the traditional Māori art of carving in wood, stone or bone. This whakairo showcase will feature the artistry of master carver Natanahira Pona. Guest artists will create interactive carvings themed around the environment of a lake. The finished carvings will enhance the identity of Lake House Arts, while strengthening bonds to the land, its history and people. All works created will become permanent feature works at Lake House Arts for whānau to enjoy during Matariki Festival 2019 and beyond. Carving workshops available to book.

Suitable for: All ages

Sessions: From Sat 22 June,
Gallery hours:
Tue – Sun, 10am – 2pm

Where: Gardens and grounds of Lake House Arts Centre (follow signage to see the carvers in action), 37 Fred Thomas Dr, Takapuna

Cost: Free

Plan your journey

  • Family Friendly
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free event