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Te Puawaitanga (The Blossoming)

Te Puawaitanga (The Blossoming)

Art Auction, Newton Central School Hall, Monmouth Street, Grey Lynn

On Sunday 16th March an extraordinary exhibition of contemporary artworks will be auctioned at Newton Central School Hall to support their innovative Maori bilingual unit. The contributing artists include many familiar names alongside specially selected fresh talent, offering a range of paintings, sculpture, photography, and fabric and fibre art.
Some of the works have been produced specifically for the auction while others have been specially released from back catalogue, providing a unique opportunity to purchase artworks unavailable elsewhere.

The auction starts at 3pm on Sunday; previewing is available from 5-7pm on Saturday 15th March, and from 1pm until the auction begins on Sunday. Absentee bids will be accepted, and several limited edition works will be available with a buy-now option.

Nearly 40 artists have recognised the importance of the Maori language initiatives offered by Newton Central, and practical support has been provided by DDB, The Area Artists Management, Peak Displays, Sharp Frames and Lothlorien Winery Limited. Please join us at this exclusive opportunity to purchase fine art and uphold a new generation of te reo speakers.

Artists: Diane Prince, Tracey Tawhiao, Robyn Kahukiwa, Ani O’Neill, Askew One, Frances Weston, Moko Ink, Greg Riwai and Tiki Taane, John Ioane, Sheyne Tuffery, Bethany Edmunds, Jane Zusters, Steven Ball, Mike Weston, Otis Frizzell, Filipe Tohi, Shigeyuki Kihara, Todd Antony, Alan McFetridge, Kathy Barber, Dominique Baker, Dan Tippett, Giles Peterson, Natalie Couch, Natasha Keating, Tracey Black, David Milne, Matene Sisnet, Jasmine Clark, Mike Davison, Justin Culina, Charlotte Graham, Cerisse Palalagi, Hera Johns, Manu Scott.


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