What an amazing way to start the Matariki Festival by closing down the bottom of Queen Street, standing in the rain & pouring water on the ground with your family & friends. What an honour to be part of this project, thanks to the team for the great photos!
After a few weeks of designing & a full day of installation, 'Hauhake' or 'harvest' is a temporary art installation situated outside the Britomart train station at the bottom of Queen Street, Auckland. Using a special water proofing spray and a stencil, the art work is invisible until it is revealed with water – or rain, which is perfect for Auckland in mid-winter. Janine’s Ngati Paoa heritage has played a big part in the inspiration for the art work. The Auckland iwi, which
Wow we were super excited to be chosen to attend the festival alongside some of Aotearoas finest craftsmen & creatives. 19 days as a group, we left the Hobsonville Airbase Thursday 19th June on a Royal New Zealand airforce plane heading to Hamilton, Wellington & eventually Townsville for the night. A beautiful dinner & breakfast, we were off again 5 hours north just past the equator to the extremely hot & humid nation of Guam to celebrate alongside our Pacific brothers & si