Arts Unique Wood Sculpture Garden

Update 2016: At the end of 2015 Arts Unique left Marahau and relocated to Waimangaroa (around 15 minutes north of Westport). Some of the sculptures were sold, but check out Arts Unique on Facebook to see what’s happening at the new location.

Arts Unique, RD 2 Marahau, on the edge of the Abel Tasman National Park
There’s a sign inviting visitors to walk around and take photos in the Arts Unique sculpture garden and that’s what we did as Arts Unique gallery hadn’t opened for the day. You can leave a koha (donation) in the tree.

Sculpture of Abel Tasman (1603-1659), the first European to discover New Zealand. By  Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Sculpture of Abel Tasman (1603-1659), the first European to discover New Zealand. By Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Wahanui - Gateway by Hohepa Barrett  & Ropata Nelson

Wahanui – Gateway by Hohepa Barrett & Ropata Nelson

You’ll see artists’ interpretations of early Maori myths and legends and learn a little about the legends along the way.

Maui and the fishing trip. By Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Maui and the fishing trip. By Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Hine Ahu One by Sebastian Bernhart

Hine Ahu One by Sebastian Bernhart

Poukai - Ancient Eagle by Mathew De Boer

Poukai – Ancient Eagle by Mathew De Boer

It all began with Papatuanuku (Earth Mother) and Ranginui (Sky Father).

Papatuanuku & Ranginui by Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Papatuanuku & Ranginui by Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Papatuanuku & Ranginui by Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

Papatuanuku & Ranginui by Ken Blum & Woody Woodward

2 thoughts on “Arts Unique Wood Sculpture Garden

    • Hi
      They used to be opposite Park Cafe in Marahau at Arts Unique which has relocated to Waimangaroa on the West Coast. If you know they were moved to Motueka I’d contact the i-SITE and ask them. You could also ask the artist via his Facebook page (link at the top of the post).

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