The biggest ever showing of contemporary Maori art from more than 250 Maori painters, clay and glass workers, carvers, jewellers, ta moko, musicians, story-tellers and film-makers goes on display at the biennial MAORI ART MARKet at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua City will open its doors to the public today at 9.30am.
“Being together in such large numbers is helping build the momentum for the contemporary Maori arts movement,” Mr Nicholas said.
Only 20 minutes from downtown Wellington with plenty of parking. Catch the Airport Flyer bus or go by suburban train. Doors open from 10am each day. Adults $10. Children U18 and Kaumatua $5. Daily family passes $25. A rare chance to meet and talk to 200 contemporary Maori artists.