A GATHERING to mark 2017 events to commemorate the first formal contact between Maori and European here in 1769 was held this morning near the mouth of Waikanae Stream.
October 6, 2017 2:49PM
THE PAIN OF TAIRAWHITI: A painted clay sculpture called Nga mamae o te Tairawhiti (the pain of Tairawhiti) won Melanie Tangaere Baldwin first prize at last year’s Te Ha art awards. Picture by Liam Clayton
ART AND MUSIC: Guests at the opening night of last year’s Te Ha Art Awards were treated to not just visual art but a performance of Handel’s Ombra mai fu, from Serse, and V’adoro pupille, from Giulio Cesare, also by Handel, sung by Madeleine Jones (left) with Hemi Porou on harpsichord. File picture