Direct from the artist to you...We are a Maori-owned and family-run gallery, working studio, store, place of learning and tourism business in Kawakawa in the Bay of Islands. As well as offering Maori carvings, art and taonga direct from the artist, we also offer workshops, tours and demonstrations for tourists and tuition for anyone interested in Maori art, sculpture, artefacts and culture.
Owner, Creator and Facilitator, Wiremu Wilson-Diamond is a specialist in the use and construction of pre-European traditional Maori tools – in particular stone woodworking tools, whakairo and Maori material culture.
We also run education programmes and facilitate workshops where participants are empowered by the self-knowledge and re-connection that comes about through learning more about the intelligence of indigenous culture.
The range of goods on offer changes all the time and includes