Te AKA


25 May – 24 June 2018

This exhibition will display works from The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute Collection and the Institutes Ahua Gallery. Items selected for this show will be a range of stone, bone and wood carvings that evoke the makers journey toward excellence.

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Taku Mama
26 May – 24 June 2018

Taku Mama exhibits the hard work of Pacific women in our Community. The Tivaivai depicts personal narratives that have been shared and passed down for generations.

Current Exhibitions

Hanne Eriksen-Mapp and Anja Eriksen –
Whānau: 2 Generations – 18000km Apart


25 May – 24 June 2018

Hanne Eriksen-Mapp and Anja Eriksen are mother and daughter. Hanne lives in Aotearoa and Anja lives in Denmark. ‘Whānau’ explores the similarities and differences between their work with jewellery and body adornment although separated by such a vast distance.

Current Exhibitions

Owen Mapp: Dragons & Taniwha – 50 Years an Artist Carver


27 May – 19 August 2018

Pātaka’s major retrospective exhibition OWEN MAPP: Dragons & Taniwha – Fifty Years an Artist Carver celebrates Owen’s ground-breaking achievements as the country’s first professional contemporary artist carver of bone and the important influence he has had on the many carvers who have followed him.

Current Exhibitions

DANIE MELLOR: Pleasure and Vexation – the strata and spectacle of history

27 May – 19 August 2018

Danie Mellor: Pleasure and Vexation – the strata and spectacle of history will be the first major exhibition of works by this award-winning contemporary Australian artist to be shown in New Zealand. Curated by Pātaka Art + Museum, the exhibition will feature over 20 outstanding works, many large in scale, including some loaned from Australian museum and gallery collections.

Current Exhibitions