Bone Carving Workshop for Rangatahi

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Create your own whale’s tooth out of bone in this tikanga based contemporary workshop designed for rangatahi!

Presented by Aotearoa Bone and Stone, participants will be introduced to a new skill set through the carving design process, using grinders, drills, wet and dry sanding techniques and polishing tools. Then learn some lashing and binding techniques used traditionally throughout Polynesia.

This workshop is 4hrs duration and solely for young people aged 8 – 15 years old. Please note that numbers are restricted to a maximum of 10. About Aotearoa Bone and Stone With the expert guidance of established Māori artists, Maha (Waikato, Ngai Tahu) and Laura (Nga Puhi, Te Arawa) you are able to create a beef bone whales tooth pendant.

Have fun learning about the practices associated with Māori arts and indigenous contexts & connections in these Māori Tikanga/custom based workshops.

Duration of workshop is 4 hours

• All materials are supplied and attendees create and keep their carving.

• Please wear comfortable clothes and covered shoes are essential as you will be working with power tools. An apron is handy if you can bring one!

• Tea and coffee supplied

• Lunch is not included

How to Find Us
From $50


Turner Centre, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands

Event Dates

Friday 7 July 2023