Category Archives: Visual arts

HEADLANDS: unpublished responses MaC V

MaC V HEADLANDS essay ‘MAORI AT THE CENTRE: ON THE MARGINS’ ‘First published by the Museum of Contemporary Art Ltd, Sydney, Australia in 1992 in Headlands: Thinking though New Zealand Art, exhibition publication page 122’ MCA © Rangihīroa Panoho and PIHIRAU PRODUCTIONS Ltd, 2018. No part of this document (text or imagery) is free to … Continue reading HEADLANDS: unpublished responses MaC V


rau kaponga maroke hangehange All images and text by rangihīroa unless otherwise indicated. Copyright: PIHIRAU Productions Ltd 2018 See my latest MaC VII post ‘How we belong: Te Parawhau and the Mangrove Tree’ This post considers the connections between a native tree and a Northland hapū through the naming of one of their community buildings. … Continue reading NZ NATIVES

Rangi’s Art

  Auckland based I am devoted to researching Asia Pacific visual\culture and this feeds into my writing, my art practice, my music & my curating.     Other original imagery and writing can be viewed on the following links:     Rangihīroa Panoho, Āku Maunga Hāere (My Travelling Mountains), 2015, acrylic inks … Continue reading Rangi’s Art

MAORI ART Curator I, Maori at the Centre: on the Margins

 at the Centre: on the Margins. A MEMOIR © Rangihīroa Panoho and PIHIRAU PRODUCTIONS Ltd, 2016-2018. No part of this document (text or imagery) is free to be copied, plagiarised or shared for publication or for uses neither intended nor agreed on by the author without his or the Director of PIHIRAU roduction’s express permission. … Continue reading MAORI ART Curator I, Maori at the Centre: on the Margins


Lasst uns üeber Maori-Kunst sprechen ‘Let’s talk Māori Art’. This is part of the work I do with international clients helping them understand some of the key areas that make Māori a unique global artform. The kaupapa of my kōrero follows aspects of the book ‘Māori Art’ but is specifically related to objects or architecture … Continue reading MĀORI ART tours


‘Māori Art’ winner AAANZ book prize presented at the School of Art, Australia National University, Canberra, 3 December 2016 . This is an international award in the discipline of Art History. Best Art Writing by a New Zealand Māori or Pacific Islander ($500 supported by Christchurch Art Gallery) This prize will be awarded to the … Continue reading AWARDS


An ongoing series of responses to a variety of work undertaken by PIHIRAU PRODUCTIONS showcasing our knowledge and expertise.     The book is expansive in its presentation and format as well as highly innovative in its conceptual and theoretical range. Rangihīroa Panoho alludes to a broad range of art practices to elicit an exciting … Continue reading ENDORSEMENTS