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Whakaaturanga Rangitahi

Temporary Exhibitions

He Kākāriki Pōwhaitere

The Kiingi Tuheitia Portraiture Award Exhibition

Open 13 April - 11 August

The exhibition features the finalists from the competition that encourages emerging Māori artists to create portraits of their tūpuna (ancestors) in any medium. 

This Award provides emerging Māori artists with the opportunity to showcase their talents on the national stage, while also playing an important role in recording and celebrating tūpuna and their stories.

The new exhibition at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi Exhibition Gallery opens to the public on 13 April.

The Kiingi Tuheitia Portraiture Award 2023 Winner

Artist – Stevei Houkāmau (Ngāti Poru, Te Whanau-a-Apanui)
Title – Kia Whakatōmuri te haere whakamua 2022
Tupuna - Hinemaurea
Materials – clay, paint, feathers, sealer, powder, coated wire

Toi Ngāpuhi is an advocacy