Taku Ipukarea


31 January – 01 March 2015

Taku Ipukarea celebrates the art and culture of the Cook Islands and 50 years of self governance.

Past Exhibitions
N8VLAB 2015


22 Jan – 22 Feb 2015

Pataka welcomes back Michel Tuffery and N8VLab to the Toi Gallery with a new collection of mixed media works.

Past Exhibitions
Karl Maughan A Clear Day install shot 4

Karl Maughan: A Clear Day

28 Sept – 8 Feb 2015

This exhibition presents a selection of the artist’s major garden paintings from 1986 to 2014.

Past Exhibitions

23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2014

29 Nov 2014 – 8 Feb 2015

Pataka is one of only three venues nationally to host the touring exhibition of 23rd Wallace Art Awards winners and finalists, the premier contemporary art awards in New Zealand. This annual awards exhibition provides a snapshot of what is happening nation-wide in the contemporary art scene.

Past Exhibitions
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Matthew McIntyre Wilson & Maker Unknown

28 Sept – 8 Feb 2015

Jeweller and mixed media artist McIntyre Wilson makes intricate woven pieces mainly from copper and silver wire. His kete (baskets), armbands, kakahu (cloaks) and tatua (belts) are inspired by traditional techniques and an interest in the form and pattern of raranga whakairo.

Past Exhibitions