Simon Madgwick has been practising kai whakairo for 30 years in customary Maori art. His major works consist of; Takurua, whare tupuna, Poututerangi marae, Te Puna 1989. Aronui; whare whakairo, Tauranga Boys College 1993; Uiraroa, Whare Tupuna; Assisting with carved work. 2008.
Simon is currently assisting with the completion of Tutereinga, Tutereinga Marae, Te Puna. As well as producing his own work he has tutored in Maori woodcarving, life drawing and portraiture.
Currently completing study for Maunga Kura Toi; Whakairo, his degree in Maori visual arts; woodcarving with Te Wananga o Aotearoa.