Toi Maori Aotearoa
- Member for
- 10 years 6 months
Toi Māori aspires to be the organisation of first choice for all matters relating to contemporary Maori art.
"Māori art is inseparable from Māori culture. It is like a living organism that exists in the spirit of our people and drives them towards wider horizons and greater achievement."
Toi Māori Aotearoa: Māori Arts New Zealand is a Charitable Trust and an umbrella organisation that supports the development of contemporary Māori arts. It receives annual operational funding from Creative New Zealand and has permanent staff members based in Wellington, New Zealand.
Toi Māori Aotearoa aspires to be the organisation of first choice for all matters relating to contemporary Māori art. We exist to promote the vital, potent art and culture of a thriving contemporary people called Māori.
Our mission is to mobilise, develop and support our artist to reconnect with our communities and make Māori art and culture central to New Zealand's identity.
Contemporary Maori art from more than 200 Maori painters, clay and glass workers, carvers, jewellers, ta moko, musicians, story-tellers and film-makers is on display at the MAORI ART MARKet.
The brisk waters of the Bay of Islands (Te Pewhairangi) will once again be hosting ceremonial wak
Maori art has dominated the awards ceremony at the inaugural World Indigenous Art Market (WAM!)
Toi Maori Aotearoa is proud to announce an exciting line-up of Maori musicians to play at Pao Pao
On The Bus, an Auahi Kore (Smoke Free) tour by contemporary Maori writers and s