With thanks to Bush Telegraph journalist Dave Murdoch. First published in the Bush Telegraph on 11/7/2022, link at bottom to New Zealand Herald. The Rinitawa Art Gallery is now officially open and it is hosting the Woodville Art and History’s seventh art exhibition. It was blessed at a dawn gathering on June 24 and formally […]
We are adding a new name to our gallery – Rinitawa, which is a transliteration of the name Lindauer in Maori. Lindauer, who painted many Maori portraits was called Rinitawa by Maori during his travels around the country. We think it is fitting that our galleries bear this name and soon new signage will appear
Greenstone adze donated to museum. An adze-shaped greenstone was found on a farm in Harris Road, Woodville in the 1920s by the Brady children. The farm was owned by Muriel (Toppy) Clark, who died on 8th April 1923. After her death the children were playing in a clump of trees on the farm, and found
The Woodville Pioneer Museum and the Lindauer Studio have combined to form Woodville Art and History.