Sarah Hudson – Te Ara i Whiti Artist 2023

Sarah Hudson  Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Pūkeko  Sarah Hudson is a Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Pūkeko artist, researcher and mum from Whakatāne, Aotearoa. As a founding member of Kauae Raro Research Collective, Sarah has spent the last three years promoting and protecting Māori earth pigment paint-making practices. She splits her time between home-educating […]


AUDITION FOR ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GIZZY Hosted by entertainers Jackie Clarke and Rutene Spooner, All That Glitters is Gizzy will be a 100% homegrown cabaret extravaganza, opening for two nights at Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival in October. We’re looking for a variety of talented local people to audition and share their talent on-stage at […]

Calling All Artists and Creatives

UPDATE: CALL CLOSED We received some epic submissions which made it really hard for selecting the artists who will help create Te Ara i Whiti 2021. Keep an eye out for more from us as we get closer to our festival launch. Mauriora! CALL OUT FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES Te Ara i Whiti – The […]

Artist Resilience Wānanga

Our Artist Resilience Wānanga this weekend have been epic! Guest speakers shared their knowledge and experience with local artists to help provide useful tools and information to support their practices. Yesterday we had some great insights from practitioners Chevron Hassett, Teina and Ngapaki Moetara and also Creative New Zealand Arts Practice Director for Māori, Kereama […]