Lewis Tamihana Gardiner (Ngāti Pikiao / Ngāi Tahu / Te Whānau a Apanui / Ngai ) - Head Tutor (right).
Thomas Tamati (Ngāti Ranginui) - Pounamu Carver (left)
"To come back (here) with another skill, Pounamu, adds to the NZMACI kete (basket)."
Taonga Treasure Gallery - Here at Te Puia we offer you the chance to take away traditional Māori carvings, beautiful handcrafted pieces made at the carving school.
We also accept carving commissions at Āhua New Zealand Māori Art Gallery.