`The Toi Iho artists below are established, experienced Māori artists who have high-quality creative expressions and who epitomise the best of our culture. We are proud to promote and affiliate the Toi Iho brand with the artists listed.
There are over 100 artists listed here whose practice falls within one of the following categories:
- Taonga Tuku Iho for those who have passed away,
- Te Ara Whakarei or Lifetime Awards, and
- Te Ara Hoe newly assessed and accredited artists.
TOI IHO ARTISTS (Updated 18 June 2022)
TAONGA TUKU IHO
Buster Black Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Rangi, 1932-2007 Visual arts Painting
Cath Brown QSM Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Moke, 1933-2004 Raranga expert and leader
Nancy Brunning Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāi Tūhoe 1971-2019 Performing Arts, Theatre, Film
Sir Hekenukumai Busby KNZM MBE Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu 1932-2019 Traditional Navigation and Waka Hourua
Te Aue Davis CNZM OBE JP Ngāti Uekaha, Ngāti Maniapoto 1925-2010 Raranga leader and expert
Pakariki Harrison QSO Ngāti Porou ki Harataunga 1928-2008 Whakairo, Master Carver, Te Waka Toi Kaumatua and Leader of the Toi Iho Design Team.
Erenora Puketapu-Hetet ONZM JP Te Āti Awa 1941-2006 Raranga leaders and expert, Te Waka Toi Kuia and Member of the Toi Iho Design Team
Hone Papita Raukura (Ralph) Hotere ONZ Te Aupōuri 1931-2013 Visual Artist, Painter, Sculptor
John Hovell. Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou. Kōwhaiwhai, Traditional Painter. 1937-2014
Keri Hulme Kai Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Author, 1947-2021
Muriwai Ihakara. Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Mākino. Performing Arts Leader and Judge, Te Tumu Whakahaere Māori, Te Waka Toi, CNZ 1959-2022
Dr Moana Jackson Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu 1945-2022 Writer, Constitutional Lawyer, Advisor to Toi Iho Charitable Trust
Hohi Ngapera Te Moana (Keri) Kaa Keri CNZM QSO Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu, 1942-2020. Author – Te Reo Maori
Wi Kuki Kaa. Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu. 1938-2006 Performance. Film, Theatre, Television
Dame Kāterina Te Heikōkō Mataira DNZM Ngāti Porou, 1932-2011 Educator, Linguist, Writer, Visual Artist, Painter
Dr Jonathan Mane-Wheoki CNZM Ngāpuhi, Te Aūpouri, Ngāti Kuri, 1943-2014. Te Waka Toi Member of the Toi Iho Design Team. Academic
Paratene Matchitt Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Te Whakatōhea 1933-2021 Sculpture, Visual Arts Painter
Hepi Maxwell Te Arawa, Ngāti Rangiwewehi, 1950-2022. Traditional Carving in wood bone and stone – pounamu-jade.
Hirini Melbourne ONZM Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu 1949-2003 Revival of Māori Culture and Māori Music, Te Waka Toi and member of the Toi Iho Design Team.
Mereta Mita Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāi Te Rangi, 1942-2010. Film maker, Documentaries, Producer, Mentor, lived in Hawaii from 1990-2010
Manos Nathan Te Roroa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua, 1948-2015 Uku, Clay Te Waka Toi and member of the Toi Iho Design Team.
Buck Nin Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa 1942-1996 Visual Arts Painter
Don Selwyn ONZM Ngāti Kuri, Te Aupōuri 1935-2007 Performing arts, Theatre, Film
Marina Sciascia Ngāti Kahungunu, Porangahau 1942-2022 Traditional Performing Arts, Writer. Te Waka Toi and member of the Toi Iho Design Team
Riria Smith Ngāti Kurī, Pohutiare, Te Aupōuri 1935-2012 Raranga
Emily Schuster OBE QSM Te Arawa1927-1997, Raranga Leader and Expert
John Scott Te Arawa, Taranaki, 1924-1992 Award-winning architect.
Diggeress Te Kanawa CNZM QSO Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Kinohaku 1920-2009 Raranga Expert and Leader
Hamiora Te Hau o Te Rangi (Ching) Tutua Ngāti Awa, 1933-2008 Whakairo, Master Carver, Mataatua Cultural expert.
Hone Peneamine Anatipa Te Pona Tūwhare Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kororkoro, Ngāti Tautahi, Te Popote, Uri-o-Hau 1922-2008 Poet, Writer
Colleen Waata-Urlich ONZM Te Popoto o Ngāpuhi ki Kaipara, Te Rarawa, 1939-2015 Uku, Pottery, Clay
Dr Ngapo Wehi Te Whakatohea, Ngāi Tuhoe, Ngapuhi, Te Whānau a Apanui, Ngati Kahu 1934-2016 Traditional performing arts.
Dr Pimia (Nen) Wehi MNZM QSM Rongowhakaata me Te Whakatōhea, 1929-2011 Traditional performing arts.
Marilyn Webb. ONZM Ngāpuhi, Te Roroa 1937-2021 Printmaker
Dr Cliff Whiting ONZ Te Whānau ā Apanui, 1936-2017, Whakairo, Master Carver, Painting
Arnold Manaaki Wilson MNZM QSM Ngāi Tuhoe, Ngāti Tarawhai, 1928-2012 Whakairo, Master Carver, Sculpture, Painting
TE ARA WHAKAREI – LIFETIME MEMBERS
* ADORNMENT, ORNAMENTATION
Stacy Gordine Ngāti Porou, Te Puia Tumu, Traditional Whakairo, carving, pounamu-jade, wood and bone, Te Puia Master Carver
Hera Johns. Contemporary clay
Gina Matchitt Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa, Ngāti Ngahere, Whakatōhea, Traditional Jewellery, Raranga, Visual Arts
Alex Nathan MNZM Te Roroa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua, Traditional Jewellery, in wood, bone, stone and notably silver
Amy Patena Ngāti Haua, Te Rangitaupi, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Pahaauwera, Traditional jewellery (Amy P Jewellery, Hastings)
Tania Tupu Ngāti Porou, Traditional Jewellery
Wendy Whitehead Ngāti Porou, Traditional Jewellery
Charlie (Chas) Raponi Wilson Te Arawa, Traditional carving pounamu-jade and bone
Areta Wilkinson Ngāi/Kai Tahu, Ngāti Irakehu, Ngāti Wheke, Traditional Jewellery
Mata Aho Collective – Award-winning
Dr Maureen Lander, MNZM Te Hikutu, Te Roroa, Ngāpuhi, Raranga, Weaver, Sculptor, Award-winning Multi-Media Installation Artist, Raranga, academic, Leader of Mata Aho Collective
Erena Baker, Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Visual Arts, Photography
Sarah Hudson, Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tuhoe, Ngāti Pukeko, Visual Arts
Bridget Reweti, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi Visual Arts
Terri Te Tau, Rangitāne o Wairarapa Visual Arts
Atamira Dance Company – Award-winning
Jack Gray, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu Māori Contemporary Dancer, Choreographer, Writer, Founder and Artistic Director Atamira Dance Company Y2000
Ngā Kaihanga Uku, Clay Art, Ceramics
Paerau Corneal, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Āti Haunui a Paparangi, Contemporary NZ Ceramics,
Davina Duke, Ngāti Wai, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Rehua, Patuharakeke, Contemporary NZ Ceramics,
Amorangi Hikuroa NZ Ceramics
Wi Te Tau Pirika Taepa, Ngāti Pikiao, Te-Roro-o-Te-Rangi, Te Arawa, Te Āti Awa, Award-winning Senior Contemporary NZ Ceramics, Foundation Uku member
Baye Riddell Ngāti Porou, Te-Whānau-a-Ruataupare, Award-winning Senior Contemporary NZ Ceramics, Foundation Uku member
Dorothy Waetford Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi-nui-tonu. Contemporary NZ Ceramics
* CONTEMPORARY DANCE, CHOREOGRAPHY
Moana Nepia. Ngāti Porou. Contemporary Dancer, Choreographer, Visual Artist, Curator, Painter, Video Artist
* DESIGN/ MULTI MEDIA
Charlotte Graham Ngāti Mahuta, Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, Ngāti Whanaunga, Ngāti Pāoa, Ngāti Tamaoho Multi Media
Lonnie Hutchinson. Ngāi Tahu, Samoa, Traditional Kōwhaiwhai Paper/ wood filigree Artist
Tyrone Ohia Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Pūkenga, Award-winning Graphic Designer
Neil Pardington Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe, Ngāti Kahungunu, Award-winning, Graphic Designer, Photographer
Lisa Reihana MNZM Ngāpuhi, Ngati Hine, Ngai Tu, Multi-Media, Award-winning, international and national Senior Visual Artist
Carin Wilson Ngāti Awa, Tūhourangi, Designer, Architect, Furniture maker, Sculptor
Dr Johnson Witehira Tamahaki, Ngāi Tū-te-auru, Award-winning Graphic Designer, Writer, Researcher, Academic
Te Rongo Kirkwood. Glass
Claudine Muru Ngāti Kuri, Te Aupouri, Te Rarawa, Te Arawa, Tapuika, Ngāi Te Rangi, Blown Glass and Visual Artist
Gavin Bishop Ngāti Mahuta, Tainui, Ngāti Pukeko, Ngāti Awa, Illustrator, Writer
Te Maari Gardiner Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa, Ngāti Whākaue, Ngāti Raukawa, Graphic Designer, Illustrator
Karl Chitham Ngāpuhi, Writer Reviewer, Curator, Museum Director
Reuben Friend. Ngāti Maniapoto, Writer Reviewer, Curator, Museum Director
Dr Patricia Grace DCNZM Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Raukawa, Te Āti Awa, Senior Author/ Writer
Dr Witi Tame Ihimaera DCNZM QSM Ngāti Porou, Senior Author, Writer
Sir Hirini Moko Mead KNZM Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Tūhourangi Senior Writer, Historian, Anthropologist, Artist,
Emeritus Professor Ngahuia Te Awekotuku MNZM Tainui, Tuhoe, Senior Writer, Historian, Documentary Film Presenter
Apirana Taylor Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, and Ngāti Ruanui, Senior Writer, Poet
John Broughton Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tahu, Author, Playwright Theatre
Professor Deidre Brown PhD Ngāpuhi, Author, architect, art historian, curator
Associate Professor Ngarino Ellis PhD Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, Author, art historian
Briar Grace-Smith ONZM Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Wai, Author, playwright, Actor
Hone Vivian Kouka MNZM Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Raukawa, Author, playwright
Robert Sullivan Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Manu, Ngāti Hau, Kāi Tahu, Author, Poet, Academic
Ngahiwi Apanui Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Kahungunu, Tuhoe, CEO Te Taura Whiri, Contemporary Māori Music
Ruia Aperahama Ngatipikiahu, Ngāti waewae, Ngatitutemohuta, Turangitukua, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Wheeru, Pohutiare, Ngāti Kurī, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Whātua. Musician, Composer
Whirimako Black MNZM Ngāti Tuhoe, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Ranginui, Te Whakatōhea, Te Whānau–ā-Apanui. Senior Musician
Horo Horomona Ngāouhi, Taranaki and Ngāti Porou. Musician, composer, Traditional Māori musical instruments – Tāonga pūoro
Moana Maniapoto MNZM Te Arawa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Senior Musician Singer- Composer, Award-winning TV Presenter Te Waka Toi and member of the Toi Iho Design Team.
Warren Maxwell. Ngāti Whare, Ngāi Te Riu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka, Ngāti Tūkairangi, Senior Musician
Dame Hinewehi Mohi DNZM Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tuhoe. Senior Musician, Producer
Deborah Wai Kapohe. Te Ātihaunui-ā-Papārangi, Musician, Opera Singer songwriter, Contemporary Māori music
Dame Gillian Karawe Whitehead PhD, DNZM, MNZM, Ngāi Te Rangi Classical Composer of Orchestral works, Operas, Vocal and Instrumental works, Ensemble works.
* PERFORMERS, THEATRE, FILM, TELEVISION
Joe Harawira. QSM Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Te Arawa, Tūhourangi, Kapa haka, Traditional Performing Arts Leader, Indigenous Storyteller/ Tikanga
Trevor Maxwell MNZM Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Life member of Te Matatini, Kapa haka, Traditional Performing Arts Leader,
Wetini Mitai-Ngatai ONZM Whakatōhea, Te Arawa, Kapa haka Traditional Performing Arts Leader,
Hon Dr Tā/ Sir Pita Sharples KNZM CBE Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Te Kikiri o te Rangi, Ngāti Pāhauwera, Academic, Politician, Kapa haka, Traditional Performing Arts Leader,
Cliff Curtis Te Arawa, Ngāti Hauiti, Award-winning Actor, Producer, Stage/ Screen, Co-owner of Whenua Films
George Henare CNZM.CBE Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Hine, Award-winning Actor Stage/ Screen
Rachel House ONZM Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mutunga, Award-winning Actor, Stage and Screen Director.
Heperi Mita (son of Mereta) Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāi Te Rangi, Documentary Film maker, Writer, Director
Jim Moriarty MNZM Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Kahungunu, Actor, Stage/ Screen, Director.
Temuera Morrison MNZM Te Arawa, Ngāti Wkakaue, Tainui, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Rarua, Award-winning Actor. Singer, Stage/ Screen
Rena Owen Ngāpuhi, Award-winning Actor, Stage/ Screen, Writer, Director, Producer
Rawiri Paratene CNZM Ngāpuhi Award-winning Actor. Stage/ Screen Director. Writer.
*PHOTOGRAPHERS & FILM MAKERS
Norman Heke Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu, Te Arawa, Award-winning Photographer
John Miller Ngāitewake-ki-Uta, Uritaniwha, Ngāti Rehia, Ngāpuhi, Award-winning Photographer
Toby Mills Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāiterangi Award-winning Film /Documentary maker
Fiona Pardington MNZM Kāi Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Ngāti Kahungunu Award-winning Photographer
Dr Natalie Robertson Ngāti Porou, Award-winning Photographer
Taika Waititi Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Oscar-Winning Filmmaker and Documentary Director, Writer, Producer, Actor
Gary Whiting. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Photographer, Filmmaker, new Computer Technologies
* WHAKAIRO SCULPTORS & CARVERS
Chris Bailey Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Hako, Ngāti Paoa, Te Aupouri, Sculptor, Tohunga Whakairo
Todd Couper Ngāti Kahungunu Sculptor/ Carver in wood, bone, and stone
Fred Graham Tainui ONZM Ngāti Koroki Kahukura, Senior Sculptor
Brett Graham Tainui, Ngāti Koroki Kahukura Award-winning Sculptor, Carver, Installations
Rangi Hetet ONZM Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Maniapoto, Tohunga Whakairo, Master Carver,
Eugene Kara Ngāti Koroki Kahukura, Ngāti Pāhauwere, Ngāti Tipa, Ngāti Kōata, Ngā Rauru, Te
Atihaunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Multidisciplinarian Carver in wood, bone and stone, and Bronze Sculptor
Riki Manuel Ngāti Porou, Tohunga Whakairo, Moko, Carver
Dr Takirirangi Smith, Ngāi Tūmapuhia, Tohunga Whakairo, Traditional Navigation
Clive Fugill Tainui and Ngāti Ranginui, Tohunga Whakairo. Te Puia Arts and Crafts Institute
Lyonel Grant Te Arawa, Ngāti Pikiao, Tohunga Whakairo, Master Carver,
Ross Hemera Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Māmoe, Waitaha, Sculptor/installation
Rex Homan Te Rarawa, Ngāti Paoa, Te Atiawa, Carver, Contemporary wood artist
Ana Iti Te Rarawa, Sculptor
Professor Robert (Bob) Jahnke PhD. ONZM Ngāi Taharora, Te Whanau a Iritekura, Te Whanau a Rakairo o Ngāti Porou, Sculptor, writer, curator, academic
Eugene Kara (Ngāti Korokī Kahukura, Ngāti Pāhauwera, Ngāti Tīpā, Ngāti Koata, Ngā Rauru, Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa), Carver, Sculptor
Wiremu Ngakuru Ngāpuhi, Wood Carver
Professor Michael Parekowhai Ngāriki Rotoawe, Ngā Ariki, Ngāti Whakarongo, Award-winning Sculptor, Multimedia artist
Professor Kereti Rautangata Tainui, Te Arawa, Ngāiterangi, Ngāti Mahanga, Ngāti Tipa, Ngāti Koroki, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Pukenga, Carver, Tohunga Whakairo
James Rickard Tainui, Ngāti Porou, Tohunga Whakairo
Jacob Scott Te Arawa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Sculptor, Architectural Designer, Carver
Blane Te Rito Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Wairoa, Carver.
Roi Toia Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, Contemporary Carver
Nick Tupara Ngāti Oneone, Tohunga Tā moko, Painter, Curator
Allen Wihongi MNZM Ngāpuhi, Tohunga Whakairo, Master Carver
Warren Warbrick Rangitāne ki Manawatu, Hineaute, Te Rangitepaia Carver, Taonga puoro
* TĀ MOKO
Mark Kopua Ngāti Ira/Te Aitanga a Hauiti, Ngāti Porou, Tohunga Tā Moko
Christine Harvey Moriori, Ngāti Mutunga, Tā Moko
Rangi Kipa. Te Atiawa, Ngāti Tama ki te Tauihu, Tohunga Ta Moko/Carving/ / Sculpture/Adornment
Tā Derek Lardelli Rongowhakaata, Tohunga Tā Moko/Carver
Julie Paama-Pengelly Ngāiterangi Tā Moko/ design/ multimedia
Emeritus Professor Ngahuia Te Awekotuku MNZM Tainui, Tuhoe, Writer, Researcher, Academic, Senior Māori Arts Advocate
* WAKA. Traditional navigation
Stan Conrad Te Aupōuri, Traditional Navigation, Te Aurere Waka Hourua Ocean Voyaging Captain
Dr Sandy Adsett MNZM Ngāti Pahauwera, Ngati Kahungunu, Senior Painter, Senior Māori Arts Advocate and Educator
Hiria Anderson Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Apakura, Ngāti Rereahu, Painter
Gabrielle Belz Ngāpuhi, Te Ātiawa, Painter, Printmaker, Curator
Israel Tangaroa Birch. Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Tawake, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka. Painter, etching, grinding and shaping stainless steel
Nigel Borell MNZM Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Painter, Curator, Writer, Māori Arts’ Advocate
Shane Cotton ONZM Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Rangi, Ngāti Hine, Te Uri Taniwha. Award-winning Painter
Vanessa Wairata Edwards. Ngāti Tuwharetoa. Visual Artist, screen printing
Elizabeth Ellis (Mountain) CNZM JP Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Takimoana, Ngāi Tāne, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kuta, Painter, Arts Advocate, Te Waka Toi and Toi Iho Design Team
Darryn George Ngāpuhi, Visual Artist. Painter
Steve Gibbs, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tāmanuhiri, Ngāti Rongomaiwahine, Rongowhakaata, Painter
Star Gossage. Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Manuhiri, Ngāti Ruanui, Painter
Faith McManus. Printmaker
June Northcroft Grant ONZM Te Arawa, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Tūhourangi, Ngāti Wāhiao, Painter, Māori Arts’ Advocate
Ayesha Green Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Painter
Chris Heaphy Ngāi Tahu, Painter
Andrea Hopkins Tainui, Pare Hauraki, Visual Artist.
Lonnie Hutchinson Ngāi Tahu, Visual Artist, Painter
Robyn Kahukiwa Ngāti Porou. Māori Arts’ Advocate, Senior Visual Artist, Painter
Emily Karaka Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, Te Kawerau ā Maki, Ngāti Tamaoho, Te Akitai Waiohua, Te Ahi Waru, Ngāti Mahuta, Ngāti Tahinga (Waikato), Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, Painter
Simon Kaan Ngāi Tahu, Painter
Natasha Keating Ngati Tuwharetoa, Ngāi Tuhoe, Te-Ati-Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Paint and Ink Artist
Lorraine King Kowhaiwhai
Mere Lodge (Harrison) Ngāti Porou, Visual Artist Painter, Sculptor
Hemi MacGregor Ngāti Rākaipaaka, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tuhoe. Painter and Installation Artist, Sculptor
Aaron McTaggart Te Arawa, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Rangiwewehi. Visual Artist. Painter. Sydney based.
Hiwirori Maynard Rongowhakaata, Painter, Graphic designer, Kapa Haka
Selwyn Murupaenga Ngāti Kuri, Senior Painter, Sculptor
Reuben Paterson Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngai Tūhoe, Tūhourangi. Visual Artist, Painter, Sculptor
Julie Paama-Pengally Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāi Tuwhiwhia, Visual Artist, Painter, Writer, Curator, Ta Moko
Maakarita Paku Ngāpuhi, Visual artist, Curator, Toi Matarau Gallery, Administrator Māori Filmland
Dr Benjamin Pitman ONZM Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hao, Te Parawhau, Ngāti Hau, Painter, Writer, Toi Iho Secretary/ Trustee
Aimee Ratana Ngāi Tuhoe Visual Artist, Painter, Photography, Fibre Arts
Saffron Te Ratana Ngāi Tuhoe. Visual Artist, Painter.
Toi Te Rito Maihi. Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kāhungunu. Visual Artist, Senior Painter
Professor Kura Te Waru Rewiri Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Rangi, Senior Painter
Associate Professor Peter Robinson Ngāi Tahu, Visual Artist, Painter
Tawera Tahuri Ngā Ariki Kaipūtahi, Te Whakatōhea, Ngā Uenuku, Ngā Tūwharetoa, Visual Artist, Painter
Professor Ngataiharuru Taepa Te Arawa, Te Āti Awa, Visual Artist, Kowhaiwhai Painter
Saffron Te Ratana Ngāi Tuhoe, Painter/installations
Professor Huhana Smith Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Te Rangitāwhia, Te Mateawa, Ngāti Kapumanawawhiti, Visual Artist, Curator
Gary Whiting Te Whānau ā Apanui, Visual Artist, Video
Dr Haare Williams MNZM Ngāi Tuhoe, Te Aitanga ā Māhaki, Māori Artists’ and Writers Advocate, Poet, Storyteller, Visual Artist, Painter
* RARANGA, WEAVING, FIBRE ART
Tangimoe Clay Te Whakatōhea, Weaver
Hinemoa Harrison Mangamuka, Senior Distinguished Weaver/ Tukutuku
Te Hemo Ata Henare. Ngāti Hine.
Matekino Lawless QSO Te Arawa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Whawhakia, Senior Distinguished Weaver
Christina Hurihia Wirihana Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Whawhakia, Tainui, Te Arawa, Ngāti Rangiunora, Senior Weaver/ fibre
Kahutoi Te Kanawa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Curator, Weaver/ fibre artist
Sonia Snowden Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kuta, Senior Distinguished Weaver
Donna Campbell Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Ruanui, Weaver
Bethany Edmunds Ngāti Kurī, Weaver, Textile artist
Moana Harrison Ngāti Porou ki Harataunga, Weaver
Veranoa Hetet Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Te Āti Awa, Weaver, Teacher, Tukutuku
Kataraina Hetet Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Maniapoto, Te Āti Awa, Weaver
Ngahina Hohaia. Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Moeahu, Ngāti Haupoto, Weaver, Contemporary Poi, Visual artist
Medina Koni. Ngāti Hoa, Te Popoto, Ngāti Hau, Ngāti Kaharau, Ngāpuhi.
Toi Te Rito Maihi Ngā Ipu, Ngāi Te Apatu o Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngā Hao o Taitokerau, Senior Distinguished Weaver. Painter. Visual artist.
Aroha Stephanie Mitchell.
Hectorina Mulligan Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Rongowhakaata,
Teresa Murray Te Arawa. Ngāi Ngāraranui, Ngāti Rangitihi, Weaver.
Rānui Ngārimu. ONZM Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mutungā. Senior Distinguished Weaver
Donna Tupaea-Petero Ngāti Tiipa, Tainui, Ngāti Pikiao, Te Arawa, Weaver
Fiona Walker-Jones. Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Wairoa, Ngāi Tāmanuhiri, Weaver.
TE ARA HOE
TE ARA HOE – ACCREDITED category to be established in 2015- ‘Warrior artists’ assessed on application. Criteria: the artist must be established with a substantial body of high-quality work and be well known nationally.
Chris Bryant-Toi Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Ruawaipu, Te Ahi-kāinga-roa, Visual Artist. Sculptor. Art Educator. Writer. Curator.
Tamara Grant, Xabilities, Uenuku, Ngāti Tamakana, Ngāti Tama, Atihaunui a Paparangi, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Ngā Rauru, Ngāti Hikairo. Visual Artist, Graphic Designer
Pip Lewis Tuwharetoa, Ngā Ruahine, Tuhourangi, Visual artist.
Michelle Mataira Ngāti Kahungunu, Curator, Visual artist
Tracey Morgan. Te Atiawa, Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Tama, Ngāti Mutunga, Raranga Weaving
Lisa Tamati Te Atiawa, Ngāti Raukawa, Goldsmith, jewellery.
Michael Crowley Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Visual Artist, Painter
Wairau Māori Art Gallery Shop (inside the Hundertwasser Art Centre, Whangarei.).
RETAILERS FOR RENEWAL
FHE Gallery, Auckland /update
Kura Galleries, Auckland and Wellington. /update
POI Room, Auckland /update
Toi Gallery, Waiheke Island. /update
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. /update
Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. /update
City Gallery Wellington. /update