Taonga For Our Times
E ngā uri whakatupu, whakarongo
Kia kaha, hapainga ake rā ngā mahi huatau
A ngā tupuna i waiho ake nei
Hei painga mo te iwi o Aotearoa e
From a waiata composed by our kuia Rangimarie Hetet (1892-1995)
urging her mokopuna to uphold the traditional arts left by our ancestors,
for the good of the people of Aotearoa.
Books & Films
That every whānau Māori has the traditional arts of our people within their whare; and the mātauranga to create and pass on these traditions to their tamariki and mokopuna.
To this end we are committed to providing teaching excellence in the arts of raranga, taaniko and whatu kākahu through our online kura: the Hetet School of Māori Art
As a whānau of artists we are dedicated to the practise and teaching of our traditional art forms including the writing of books and production of films that support this kaupapa. Check out our shop or view our film festival documentaries available to rent here
At hetetart.com we provide online exhibitions of works of art created by members of our whānau and graduate students of the Hetet School of Māori Art.
View our latest exhibition here
Pictured: Works from Legacy: The Art of Rangi Hetet and Erenora Puketapu-Hetet held at The Dowse June-October 2016 Photograph by Jeff McEwan
Based on the Te Kawau Maro artwork created by the Hetet whānau, The Hetet logo also features an imprint of Te karu o te wheua
a raranga pattern favoured by Rangimarie Hetet and her family