Category: New Zealand

Moko kauae exhibition featuring 18 Taranaki Wāhine Māori

In 2019 Tū Tama Wāhine o Taranaki celebrated its 30th Anniversary. To mark this milestone they chose to highlight their work in a unique way – a photographic exhibition of wāhine Pūkauae connected to the organisation, photographed by Taranaki artist Tania Niwa. Tū Tama Wāhine is distinctively wāhine led and dedicated to Rangatiratanga. This exhibition […]

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Maori Photographic Artist Taranaki

Photographic Exhibition Celebrating Revival of Maori Art Form of Moko Kauae

Opening night video for ‘Pukauae’ Exhibition at Puke Ariki Museum. The exhibition features 17 Wahine with the moko kauae. Photography commission by Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki. Message from Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki: Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki is celebrating its 30 year anniversary in a positive, creative and unique way by celebrating the […]

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Architect designed chapel style beach house alongside coastal walkway New Plymouth

Here is the stunning chapel style beach house of Jetcharm Barbershop owners Shaun and Cassie Conaglen of New Plymouth.  Shaun who is a master builder and had a vision that this new addition to their family home resemble the old mission houses built when European settlers first arrived to New Zealand. This beautiful new building sits adjacent […]

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Maori Artist Photographer Tania Niwa

Opening Night of ‘TRIBE’ – a photographic exhibition by Maori Artist Tania Niwa

“My photography is all about connecting, capturing, and reflecting upon, the essence, character and soul of people, and their families, environment and culture.” Photographic artist Tania Niwa draws inspiration and strength from her Maori cultural heritage. In her early career in 1994 whilst still living in Taranaki, New Zealand she created a ‘tribal’ series of […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES BILLBOARD SHOOT WITH HOWIE TAMATI & DR LANCE O’SULLIVAN

  Over the past year I have been helping with Photography | Visual design and branding management for respected Taranaki M?ori leader Howie Tamati during his election campaign for Te Taihauauru representing the Maori Party.  Howie is currently the president at New Zealand Rugby League and the chief executive officer at Sport Taranaki. He is a […]

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Inspiring students in my hometown of Waitara New Zealand with Tony Kemp and Bruce Sharrock

There are some very special people who share a heartfelt passion for the continued success of our little hometown of Waitara on the Taranaki coast of New Zealand’s North Island. I’ve been collaborating with two highly successful friends who also grew up in Waitara and share this heartfelt passion. They are Tony Kemp (former Kiwi […]

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Kiwi Tony Kemp creating a positive ripple effect as a mentor and motivational speaker

Meet well known motivational speaker and Kiwi Sporting personality Tony Kemp. Tony and I are developing two new ventures in New Zealand, one being the brand ‘Tony Kemp – Better People’. Tony is a great friend and a very popular figure in our home town of Waitara, Taranaki in New Zealand. At the age of […]

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