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Master artists from Tonga share their knowledge with New Zealand


Six Tongan artists are sharing their knowledge of heritage arts, including weaving, lashing, and performance as part of a week-long cultural exchange.

The Creative New Zealand exchange is in its second year and aims to acknowledge the connection New Zealand has with Pacific heritage arts.

via Master artists from Tonga share their knowledge with New Zealand.

Tongan artists tour New Zealand


Six Tongan artists are on a week-long cultural exchange program, to share and demonstrate their knowledge of Tongan heritage crafts in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

The group led by Lady Tuna Fielakepa, an expert in Tongan heritage and women’s fine arts left Tonga today, October 18.

via Tongan artists tour New Zealand | Matangi Tonga.