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Wi-Kuki Hewett

Pouako (Tutor)
  • Rongowhakaata, Ngāi Tai
Wānanga
Te Takapū o Rotowhio

Description Wi-Kuki Hewett has studied the craft of bone and stone carving under the guidance of Master Practitioner, Stacy Gordine in the Te Takapū o Rotowhio School. He has a passion for carving derived from a Rongowhakaata master carver of his time, Raharuhi Rukupō most famous for his carved house, Te Hau-ki-Tūranga. Within two years of studying at the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, Wi-Kuki’s passion for whakairo has grown immensely and he hopes to continue to learn and further his knowledge and skill in this craft.

Wi-Kuki Hewett has studied the craft of bone and stone carving under the guidance of Master Practitioner, Stacy Gordine in the Te Takapū o Rotowhio School.

He has a passion for carving derived from a Rongowhakaata master carver of his time, Raharuhi Rukupō most famous for his carved house, Te Hau-ki-Tūranga. Within two years of studying at the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute, Wi-Kuki’s passion for whakairo has grown immensely and he hopes to continue to learn and further his knowledge and skill in this craft.

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