MAHI TOI O NGĀTI RANGITIHI - Ngāti Rangitihi Art

Ngāti Rangitihi has a long and colourful history in the arts which continues today as we produce some of New Zealand's most celebrated artists. Read about these contemporary artists and check out some of the beautiful mahi they are producing.


Charles Raponi Wilson

Charles Raponi Wilson

Charles Raponi Wilson grew up in Matatā and has been carving for over 30 years. A self-taught artist, he started carving pounamu in 1980 and honed his skill for five years before he felt comfortable doing heitiki. Since then he has carved at least 1500-2000 heitiki... More

Reuben Paterson

Reuben Paterson

After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the prestigious Elam School of Fine Arts in 1997, Reuben Paterson has made his mark on the NZ and international art scene with his unashamedly bright, sparkly and often massive works of art and installations... More