Marama Matariki Pounamu

With Maha Tomo

Sat 22 Jul 2023 9:30AM - 5:00PM

 Marama Matariki Pounamu

In celebration of Matariki, come and enjoy a full day creating a Marama Pounamu in this tikanga based, contemporary workshop.

Experienced tutor Maha Tomo is of Waikato Tainui, Rangitane, Ngati Kauwhata, Ngati Toa and Ngai Tahu descent and his hapu in Te Wai Pounamu is Ngati Huirapa of Arowhenua in Temuka.

In this one-day workshop, Maha will introduce participants to new skill sets, using grinders, drills, wet and dry sanding techniques and polishing tools while also learning lashing and binding techniques used to finish and wear their taonga.

Maha has a bachelor’s degree in creative arts and a post-graduate diploma in Cross-Cultural Supervision and is the Director at Aotearoa Bone and Stone Carving.

Read more about Maha Tomo.


Adults: 16+

Sat 22 Jul 2023 9:30AM - 5:00PM


Part of Matariki Festival 2023.

Materials provided.
Bookings essential.
For enquiries please email:

Please bring a plate for shared kai.

 Marama Matariki Pounamu


Corban Estate Arts Centre
2 Mt Lebanon Lane