Arataki Visitors Centre Bone Carving Workshop | WeTeachMe

Arataki Visitor centre Youth Bone Carving

Supported by Auckland Council Creative Communities

Over 100 people have attended this class


Create your own bone Carving out of bone in this tikanga based contemporary workshop. Participants will be introduced to a new skill set through the carving design process, using grinders, drills, wet and dry sanding techniques and polishing tools.. Numbers are strictly limited 

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What you will learn

  • Participants will gain a skill set of using light hand tools safely

What you will get

  • Participants will complete a beef bone pendant

What to bring

  • Everything is provided on the day

What to wear


Appropriate for

Recommend for ages 8yrs - 16year

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 (17 reviews)
Debbie rated it
12 Jan 2023
So special making Taonga with my tamariki today ❤️ What a privilege to be taught to carve the bone, and the meaning of hei matou and rei niho. We loved learning the tikanga, and observing karakia to bless our new Taonga. We're all pretty proud of what we made!
Kwonwoo rated it
12 Jan 2023
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Olyvarrated it
12 Jan 2023
Awesome team providing clear instructions and explaining tikanga of the carvings made. Relatable to both young and old participants and really approachable team members - would highly recommend to all ages!
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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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