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Christina Hurihia Wirihana

Christina Hurihia Wirihana


Ngati Maniapoto-Raukawa: Ngati Whawhakia: Ngati Pikiao


Christina is a contemporary artist, acclaimed in Aotearoa NZ and Internationally for her weaving which incorporates a mixture of customary and new practices. Christina has continued to advocate and research innovative pathways for Maori weavers through her long-standing National and International networks.


Christina and her Mother, Matekino Lawless QSM, have an established relationship as weavers and as good friends. This unique partnership has drawn much interest from National and International weavers, by sharing inter-generational expertise as a team.


Recent highlights:
Project Coordinator: Hotunui Tukutuku Conservation Project: Auckland Museum 2014 – 2017: Project Coordinator of the United Nations Tukutuku Project: New York 2010 – 2015: Co-Curator of Whiria – Weaving Global Connections Exhibition: Rotorua 2015: Project Coordinator: Evergreen State College Longhouse Tukutuku Project: Olympia, NW. USA 2017:


Kete Muka 2 Sculpture
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Kete Muka 2 Sculpture
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Kete Muka 2

Kete made from Harakeke fibres.Dimensions: 120mm x 150mm...

$1,070.00

Kete Muka 2

$1,070.00

Kete Muka 1 Sculpture
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Kete Muka 1 Sculpture
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Kete Muka 1

Kete made with harakeke fibres.Dimensions: 130mm x 180mm...

$1,070.00

Kete Muka 1

$1,070.00

Pingao is Golden 2 Sculpture
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Pingao is Golden 2 Sculpture
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Pingao is Golden 2

Pingao sculptural piece.Dimensions: 400mm x 140mm aprox...

$240.00
Pingao is Golden Sculpture
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Pingao is Golden Sculpture
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Pingao is Golden

Pingao sculptural piece.Dimensions: 400mm x 140mm aprox...

$240.00
In the Breeze Sculpture
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In the Breeze Sculpture
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In the Breeze

Hoheria - Lacebark.Dimensions: 140mm x 100mm aprox...

$1,650.00

In the Breeze

$1,650.00

Neinei Installation Sculpture
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Neinei Installation Sculpture
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Neinei Installation

Neinei, pingao, linen thread.To be hung on the wall.Dimensions: 480mm height...

$930.00
Nga Kete Pingao Installation Sculpture
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Nga Kete Pingao Installation Sculpture
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Nga Kete Pingao Installation

Pingao kete.Each kete sold individually at $690 each.Dimensions: 280mm x 190mm aprox each...

$690.00
Piu Installation
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Piu Installation
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Piu Installation

Harakeke : Paru dyed.Dimesions: 500mm in height. 980mm length pole. 750mm in width...

$1,850.00

Piu Installation

$1,850.00