Meet The Maker : Aaron Scythe

Meet The Maker : Aaron Scythe

The Poi Room, is delighted to be hosting the ‘NOTE IT DOWN’ Exhibition of Aaron Scythe in our New Market Gallery from the 29th February. We thought in the lead up to his exhibition it was time we got to know him a bit better and his process as an artist.

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Meet the Maker : Sofia Minson

Meet the Maker : Sofia Minson

Sofia Minson - an indigenous Maori artist with English, Swedish & Irish heritage, Minson has a unique & rich perspective of the world. We decided it was time we got to know Minson a little better as an award-winning artist who has forged a unique platform on the world stage.

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Meet The Maker : Janette Cervin

Meet The Maker : Janette Cervin

We are so pleased to welcome one of our newest artists Janette Cervin to our galleries so we thought it was the perfect time to find a little more about Cervin and her practice.

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Meet The Maker : Peter Latham

Meet The Maker : Peter Latham

Peter Latham is a New Zealand based Artist. We've just received some amazing new work in our galleries so we thought it was the perfect time to find a little more about Latham and his practice.

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A Day In The Life : Creative Director Melanie-Jane

A Day In The Life : Creative Director Melanie-Jane

We decided we needed a bit of a behind the scenes look at The Poi Room and figured there was no better place to start than with our Creative Director Melanie- Jane.

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Our Sustainability and Brand Mission

Our Sustainability and Brand Mission

“We are determined to make a positive change in our business practices to ensure we can do all we can to protect our environment for our children”.

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ART WEEK PROFILE : Melissa Young

ART WEEK PROFILE : Melissa Young

As a part of ART WEEK we are running an exhibition is called 'TEN' & is a duo exhibition with Painter - Cam Munroe & Sculptor - Melissa Young.

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ART WEEK PROFILE : Cam Munroe

ART WEEK PROFILE : Cam Munroe

As a part of ART WEEK we are running an exhibition is called 'TEN' & is a duo exhibition with Painter - Cam Munroe & Sculptor - Melissa Young.

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Meet the Artist : Paora Tiatoa

Meet the Artist : Paora Tiatoa

Paora Tiatoa is a talented New Zealand based printmaker. We have his amazing work in our galleries so we thought we'd introduce you to Tiatoa, his work and get to know how he works as an artist.

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Meet the Artist : Kirsty Nixon

Meet the Artist : Kirsty Nixon

Kirsty Nixon is a talented New Zealand based Artist and Painter. We've just received some amazing new prints in our galleries so we thought it was the perfect time to find a little more about Nixon and her practice.

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About our Pounamu

About our Pounamu

New Zealand pounamu (greenstone) is from the South Island of New Zealand. Pounamu is considered a taonga (treasure). It has mana (high status) and is sacred.

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Meet the Artist : Paula Coulthard

Meet the Artist : Paula Coulthard

Paula Coulthard is a talented Multimedia Artist, with a strong interest in History, Textiles and Art. 

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