Whanaunui

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This is a large set for an extended whanau, mums, dads, sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, uncles, aunties, young and old. The pieces of pounamu we started with made their final forms obvious as roimata and tear drops. I decided to … Continued

Nga Tamariki

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This is a set made for the 5 children. 3 kohine and 2 tama. The three roimata are for the kohine/girls, and the two toki are for the tama/boys, who are actually twins. What I didn’t know when I started … Continued

Whanau Toru

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This is a set for a whanau of three, Mum, Dad, and Son. Each piece came from the same piece of pounamu, they lay side by side connected until the recent carving process. This is how they started out as … Continued

Taku Whanau

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This set is for a husband and wife. It is to connect them with each other and with their three children. They are carved from the same slice of pounamu. They lay side by side, literally connected, for a very … Continued

Toki and Roimata Set

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This set was created for a couple that are moving away. Made from the same piece of pounamu, it will always connect them to each other. As well as connect them with the place and people they have left.

Maunga o te Whanau

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This set is for a whanau. They have their maunga that they can see from their home and the skyline of it is carved into each of the toki for the set. Some the maunga is on the front and … Continued

Niho Kotahitanga

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Horoeka Haemata – Rolleston College has its first cohort of learners graduating this year. I have the privilege of making a set of pounamu for the 5 Head Students that make up the student leadership team from this year. The … Continued