Free Youth bone carving  at Te Whare o Matariki

Free Youth bone carving at Te Whare o Matariki

Supported by Auckland Council Creative Communities

Over 20 people have attended this class


Come and enjoy a day of fun and learning with the team at, making a beautiful Maori Taonga (pendant) from Beef bone and Paua shell

Aotearoa bone and Stone Carving offers interactive Maori art workshops promoting wellness and positive outcomes through creativity. Values such as tikanga (processes), whanaungatanga (togetherness), manaakitanga (support) and mahi toi (working towards a finished art piece) are incorporated.

Suitable for people 8yrs to 15 yrs . Please bring a plate for shared lunch.

Very limited spaces available. This workshop will book out quickly.

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What you will learn

  • Have Fun Learning About Maori Art

What you will get

  • Participants will complete a Bone Carving pendant

What to bring

  • Please bring a plate of food for shared lunch.

What to wear

Casual and covered shoes

Appropriate for

For ages between 8yrs-15yrs

Ka Tipu te whaihanga - Creativity will strengthen
Kia ora koutou Greetings

Welcome to Aotearoa Bone and Stone carving New Zealand my team and I are passionate about creating high quality taonga (treasures) for people to wear and supporting our Rangatahi (young people) to achieve success through fun creative and interactive workshops ! Please check out our website for more info

Mauri ora !

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5.0 (4 reviews)
Jessicarated it
20 Dec 2022
Was a great workshop, learning Tikanga Maori and how to shape and created a Hei Matau bone carved taonga, I brought along my young cousin and she enjoyed the class and creating, family friendly positive environment full of manaakitanga, thank you Maha the team at Bone and Stone
Erurated it
18 Dec 2022
Kia ora Maha & Destiny Thank you for sharing your taonga with us today. Ngā mihi nui
maharated it
12 Jan 2021
Hi I booked my niece Ake in and she really enjoys coming to the workshops she loves meeting new people and socializing with kids her age. Also yummy food. Thanks Ake for coming along.
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer or credit note.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at ABSCA or organised by ABSCA must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by ABSCA.


I agree to give ABSCA unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at ABSCA classes and events or on ABSCA's premises. (For use of ABSCA marketing materials).

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