Te Marama Puta – Emerging Light


Opening on 27 May 2018 is an exhibition of contemporary weaving assembled by weavers at Te Kokiri Development Consultancy Inc. Levin who in 2018 are completing a Te Wananga o Aotearoa Toi Paematua - Dipolma in Maori Art (Raranga) – Level 5.

This exhibition falls in the period of Matariki an ideal time to recognize the individual achievements for tauira (students) and Kaiako (Tutor) to share their personal development and achievements with family, friends, iwi, hapu, marae and community through a collective exhibition of works.

The exhibition entitled “Te Marama Puta” – Emerging Light will be opened with a Blessing by our Chairperson Matthew Maatamua on Saturday 26 May.

“Te Marama Puta” will feature 9 Artists – 8 Tauira (students) Rowena Bullen, Barbara Collins, Nola Fox, Eleanor Gully, Heather Manners, Birgit Moffatt, Beth Purcell, Lana Woodford and Kaiako (Tutor) Nina Paaka representing different iwi as well as paakeha and other communities with a collective display of their works.

Interactive activity with the public will run throughout the duration of the exhibition.  During this time the weavers intend to offer finger string games and plaiting of head bands using harakeke.


Saturday 2 June 10-11am

Wednesday 6 June 1-2pm

Wednesday 13 June 3-4pm

Friday 15 June 10-11am

Friday 22 June 3-4pm

Wednesday 27 June 3-4pm

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  • Sunday, 27 May 2018 | 09:00 AM - Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | 05:00 PM


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