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Mana Whenua

First published September 2020

Softcover journal (260mm x 185mm)

55 pages


Mana Whenua is a 55-page publication documenting an art and mātauranga exchange undertaken by a cross section of Māori artists working with whenua in their art practices.


This book is perfect for any art + taiao enthusiasts, kaiako looking for artist models for their students, earth pigment practitioners, or anyone with an interest in the land and the colours beneath our feet.


Contributors in order:

Sarah Hudson

Sarah Hikuroa

Nikau Hindin

Ana Iti

Kahu Kutia

Sian Montgomery-Neutze

Bronte Perry

Nathan Pōhio

Bridget Reweti

Raukura Turei

Cora-Allan Wickliffe


The Mana Whenua project was undertaken by Kauae Raro Research Collective founding member Sarah Hudson, and was generously supported by Creative New Zealand. Mana Whenua, and more information about Kauae Raro's research, can be found on


For each issue of Mana Whenua sold here, $10 stays with Wormhole and $20 goes to Kauae Raro.


Thanks for your support!


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Mana Whenua

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