The saying is “You can hear him before you can see him.” David Macnamara and Groovy Kermit are local icons to late night revellers in New Plymouth.
An on-going journey to learning and understanding Te Reo Māori, and a desire to create beautiful paintings, has helped Maryanne form a deep spiritual connection to her artwork.
Jay Ruka’s journey of discovering his Māoritanga began as a result of learning about the history of Christianity in New Zealand as an adult.
After retiring, Trevor was surprised to find that his mental and physical health had declined considerably. After 9 months of struggle he decided it was time to find a new focus in life.
Finding his musical grove at intermediate school, Matt Benton pursued a career in performance music and feel in love with the sax.
Roger shares a great story of the art of being.
He’s an artist, writer and philosopher, but on a deeper level, he’s a thinker, creator, challenger.
Erika Flash is powerful, confident and fabulous. Not afraid to stomp down the street with six inch high heels and yell at people with a cheeky wink and Rawr.
Keen surfer, avid gardener and drummer, Robert's passion is hand crafting bespoke drums with a unique sound.
A dream to craft his own surfboards was realised while Cain was just 15, when a local surfboard shaper dropped off a real surfboard-blank and big box of tools on his doorstep. The rest is history.