Aaron is a Pouako for Te Wānanga Whakairo. Aaron graduated from Te Wānanga Whakairo in 1992. Aaron is looking forward to his new role and is excited about this new journey with our Tauira.
Haami is a Pouako for Te Whare Whakairo (tutor at The National Wood Carving School). Haami graduated with the 39th intake to the school and has contributed to many projects during his time as a student as well as a member of staff.
- 2013: Te Mahau: Ko Te Matatini (stage front) 30 metre wide mahau for Te Matatini – a biennial national kapa haka (Māori performing arts)
- 2017: Pou Maumahara intended for Belgium
- 2017: Poupou for the new NZMACI school entrance
- 2019: Waka Maumahara – Ngā Puna o Waiōrea kura
The installation of the pou, which form part of the Whakarewarewa Forest Development Project, provides the ability to share the whakapapa, genealogical histories of Ngā Hapū e Toru o Ngāti Whakaue, the tribal grouping who are the tangata whenua of Tītokorangi.