top of page
SLC White Banner.jpg


Two indigenous women, different bodies of work, united in friendship.
Two Solo exhibitions by Akemi Shimada and Ngaroma Riley


Akemi Shimada, イカラカラ or Ikarkar (to embroider)

self portrait as painter.JPG

Ngaroma Riley, Portrait of an Artist as a Karetao.

Hoea! Gallery

Level 1/100 Grey Street


9 February - 5 April 2024

Tūranganui-a-Kiwa Programme

Special Events

Friday 9 February - Exhibition Opening Event


More Details to Come

Saturday 10 February - Wānanga / Workshop Series

More Details to Come

Turanganui-a-Kiwa Artists

With special thanks to:

Goichi Terachi

Takayuki Okazaki

Te Ururoa Flavell

Naoko Sakazume

Toi Nga Puhi

Te Haahi Ratana

Te Auaha Gallery

Te Papa Tongarewa

Hihiaua Cultural Centre Trust

New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo

Hoea! Gallery and Project Space

Embassy of Japan in New Zealand

Aotearoa Ainumosir Exchange Programme

And to our funders for making this happen:

Asia New Zealand Foundation

Creative New Zealand

Wellington City Council

Hihiaua logo.png
bottom of page