Alongside the exhibition there was a heap of workshops, gigs and fun activities. Check out some of the photos from the exhibition and associated workshops below!
A huge thank you to all those who made this exhibition and the events surrounding it possible.
In particular Te Hau Ora O Ngāpuhi for their vision and trust in ĀKAU to deliver such an important kaupapa, promoting women's health and safety. You're awesome!
A big shout to the following too:
All the Taonga Wāhine who participated in the Workshops, shared their stories, designed beautiful & meaningful patterns and had awesome photos taken.
Caren Davis, for the beautiful photographs. You really made this exhibition come to life.
Amy Wait, for your expertise in screen printing. Let's do it again!
ĀKAU Youth Designers for raising the bar and making this an amazing exhibition.
Robin for donating your space for this exhibition. How generous of you!
Noah Stafford for the expert carpentry skills & installation (we'll keep you on)
Jane Watson for helping out at the workshops, making the stunning cushions as a koha to the wāhine of Kaikohe and being a taonga wāhine.
Rosie & Whati from SSTKaikohe for your ongoing support, our blinging 'Kaikohe Yeah!' t-shirts and the Kaikohe Yeah! activities.
Hope Didsbury for helping out with installation.
Jess Rule from Results Rule for running a fun wāhine workshop in conjunction with the exhibition.
Mike & Jessie from AUT for doing the laser cutting
Hemptech for the beautiful linen used throughout the workshops and exhibition
Courtroom Brown for your epic beats.
Endemic World for discounted photo printing.
and of course, a big thank you to Kaikohe for supporting this project.
Ngā mihi nui,
the ĀKAU crew