Rangihīroa’s CV


  1. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY in Art History, University of Auckland.
  2. MASTER OF ARTS in Art History (1st Class Honors), University of Auckland.

Publications (a selection)

        1. PANOHO, R. (contributor) New Zealand Art at Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
        2. PANOHO, R. ‘Clifford Hamilton Whiting – 1936-2017 – and Taiapa’s unfinished book…’, Art New Zealand, Issue 164, Summer 2017-2018: 26-29.
        3. PANOHO, R. Māori Art: History, Architecture, Landscape and Theory, Batemans in association with Pihirau Productions Ltd, Auckland, 2015, ISBN 9788-1-86953-867-5,
          pp.1-352. Photographs by Mark Adams and Haruhiko Sameshima.
        4. PANOHO, R. ‘Smoke and Mirrors: Subterfuge and Reflection in Māori Art,’ Third Text, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, London, Vol. 18, Issue 3, ISSN 0952-8822
          print/ISSN 1475-5297, pp.283-291.
        5. PANOHO, R. ‘Kei hea te ngakau Māori? Locating the Heart, Shona Rapira-Davies and Reading Māori Art’, He Pūkenga Kōrero, A Journal of Māori Studies, Massey University, Ngahuru (Autumn), Volume 7, # 2, 25-34, ISSN 1173-57.
        6. PANOHO, R. ‘Beneath the Eagle, Vision, Leadership and Māori Art’, Pre\Dictions: The Role of art at the end of the millennium ANZAA, Victoria University, December: ISBN
          0 475 11076 5, pp. 65-70.
        7. PANOHO, R. ‘A Search for Authenticity: Towards a Definition and Strategies for Cultural Survival,’ He Pūkenga Kōrero, Kōanga (Spring), 2 (1) 1996 pp.20-25.
        8. PANOHO, R. ‘Te Harakeke: No Place for the Bellbird to Sing. Western Colonisation of Māori Art in Aotearoa,’ in Cultural Studies 9 (1), Routledge, London, pp.11-25.

      Presentations (a selection)

          1. ‘Writing Māori Art’ presentation, introduced by Robert Leonard (Chief Curator, City Gallery) with panel discussion of book involving Megan Tamati-Quennell (Curator Māori and International Indigenous Art, Te Papa) and Dr Peter Brunt (Victoria University), City Gallery, Wellington, August 25.
          2. ‘Fred Graham / Rangihīroa Panoho in conversation, Maria de Jong’s book, Fred Graham, Te Tohunga Auaha, Auckland Writers Festival, NZI Room, Aotea Centre, May 14.
          3. ‘IOU’ Māori Art, the book + the exhibition, TIVOLI, Oneroa, Waiheke Island, Gallery discussion regarding Adams, Sameshima photographs and Panoho paintings, April 16.
          4. ‘Cross cultural appropriation’, advisory paper, Warner Music New Zealand,  Ponsonby, 22 February.
          5. ‘Writing Māori Art’, Te Uru, Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Titirangi, 4 July.
          6. ‘Some observations regarding the 1835 Declaration, the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi and our Ngāpuhi rangatira’, Ngāti Hau ki Tāmaki, Te Pokaitahi Ngāpuhi Nui Tonu wānanga, Te Kamaka mārae, Hato Petera, Northcote, 28 February.
          7. Consultancy presentation with Tourist Industry People – ‘Taonga and Contemporary Redefinition’, Auckland Museum, 23 November.
          8. ‘Freedom Farmers: New Zealand Artists Growing Ideas exhibition’, Art Collective, Auckland Art Gallery, 22 November.
          9. Consultancy presentation with CEO, Auckland Art Fair, 9 August.
          10. Māori Chinese Artists in Aotearoa, Māori/Chinese ‘Crossovers’, Māwhitiwhiti Series, Te Whare Wānanga, Auckland Public Library, 31 August.
          11. ‘River of Jade’, Māori/Chinese ‘Crossovers’, Māwhitiwhiti Series, Te Whare Wānanga, Auckland Public Library, 24 August.
          12. ‘The Business of Māori Art’, keynote speaker, Matariki Evening, Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa, Auckland Airport Mārae, 30 June.
          13. ‘Titirangi (hebe speciosa) a vehicle for exploring Ngāpuhi/Kai Tahu connections’, keynote speaker, Nth\Sth Artists Forum, Te Wheke, Rāpaki Marae, Whakaraupō, Banks Peninsula, 26 September.
          14. The WORLD lecture series, ‘Māori and Polynesian Art’ (five presentations), Port-Vila, Savusavu Bay, Yasara i Rawa, Nuku ‘Alofa, 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th November.
          15. ‘Māori Art in Continuum/Authenticity in Māori Art’, Bridging Cosmologies, Centre for Media, Religion & Film & Department of Anthropology, New York University,
            21 January.
          16. -2005 ‘Understanding Mārae as ICH’, ISSC & Hemispheric Institute NYU, Tepotzlan, UNAM, UNESCO Paris, Encuentro – FUMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 16 March.
          17. ‘Letting the Trojan Horse in: the Courting of Postmodernism’, 31e Congrès du Comité international d’histoire de l’art, International Congress of Art Historians, Sites and Territories of Art History, Faculte des etudes superieures, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 26 August. Further exploration of subterfuge in Māori architectural blog
          18. ‘Redefining the Mārae in Aotearoa’, inside RUATEPUPUKE II, invitation by Regenstein Curator of Pacific Ethnology to attend meeting regarding reconceptualisation of marae space as a local and global place of encounter, Field Museum, Chicago, June 20-23.
          19. ‘Survey Presentation on Māori & indigenous art commonalities to Elders, Musqueam Band meeting in association with Michael Ames and Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 25 February.
          20. ‘Māori art in Continuum’, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Colombia, Vancouver, 23 February.
          21. ‘Mārae’ the Māori meetingplace as classroom’, Cross Cultural Diversity in the Classroom panel, College Art Association, Seattle, 19 February.
          22. ‘Post modern readings in the work of Cotton’, Shane Cotton panel, City Gallery, Wellington, 19 October.
          23. ‘Reading the provocative act in Māori Art,’ Cultural Provocation: Art, Activism and Social Change, a mārae based hui and conference, Manukau Polytechnic, Auckland, 30 August.
          24. ‘New Readings in Māori Art,’ Pacific Arts Association, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 24 June.

      Exhibitions (a selection)

          1. – 1992. PANOHO, R. Whatu Aho Rua, Sarjeant Gallery, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, 1992: Tandanya Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Ivan  Dougherty Gallery, UNSW, Sydney,  Whanganui Regional Museum.
          2. – 1991. PANOHO, R. Te Moemoea nō Iotefa, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui (300 works), 15th December 1990 – 3rd March 1991, City Gallery, Wellington, 14th July-1st September, 1991 (150 works), Auckland Art Gallery, 13th September -20th October, 1991 (140 works).

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