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Lenny’s passion for Toi Māori originated from his experiences through mau rakau. In hindsight, Lenny realized how fortunate he was to be a part of these wānanga. It was the first time Lenny had been exposed to traditional moko. Following these experiences, Lenny was reprimanded many times for drawing in class but continued regardless. By the chance, the Arts Captain for his school enrolled Lenny onto a carving course through Te Wānanga o Raukawa. This ignited the fire within Lenny to carve and he has never looked back since.