Barry

29 Artist: Donald Paterson, Akaroa Year: 1999 Medium: Sculpture Resin, Copper & Fiberglass Size: Normal Park Bench Sponsored By: Muraltown Twilight Concerts, B.J. Clarke, BOP Times Community Donations Barry is a dinkum Kiwi bloke, but a bit of a New Age man too. Sculptor Paterson used his friend Barry Menzies as model, then commandeered his…

The Second Pioneer Store 2

27 Artist: Pat Williams, Omokoroa, Retouched 2012 Year: 1999/2012 Medium: Acrylic on Panels Size: 20 sq m. Sponsored By: Price Chopper, Katikati The double perspective – exterior on the left hand side and interior on the right – is united by the woman shopper entering the store. The exterior view, with horse and cart and family…

We Live Here Too

28 Artist: The pupils of Katikati Primary School Year: 1998 Medium: Major Multimedia Project Size: School Yard Sponsored By: Katikati Primary School, Creative Communities, Western BOP Digital Council An interpretation of our taniwha, the guardian of the park. Designed and made by the 620 children at the Katikati Primary School in 1998, the project represents the…

The Second Pioneer Store 1

26 Artist: Pat Williams, Omokoroa, Retouched 2012 Year: 1997/2012 Medium: Acrylic on Panels Size: 20 sq m. Sponsored By: Price Chopper, Katikati This mural recreates the interior of the Pioneer Store as it stood beside the Uretara River Landing in the first decade of the twentieth century. Pat Williams, who also painted ‘A Pioneer Kitchen, took…

The Wind Vanes

25 Artist: Hamish McIntyre, Katikati Year: 1996 Medium: Sculpture Engineering Size: Between 2.75m & 4m Sponsored By: Goodyear Family Prior to the construction of his sculpture Hamish Mclntyre had been making wind vanes for six or seven years and during that time they evolved from expressing movement to also serve as wind directed indicators. He says…

Humphrey

24 Artist: Neville Warner Year: 1997 Medium: Chainsaw Sculpture, Macrocarpa Size: H1.5mxW1.5m Sponsored By: Neville Warner, Community Donations Humphrey was a sea elephant who visited various parts of Katikati – Bowntown, Kauri Point, Tuapiro and the Uretara Stream – between 1985 and 1989. The first sighting was probably in March 1984 when a sea elephant was…

The River Was The Road

23 Artist: Stephen Hall, Auckland, Restored 2009 by Neville Warner Year: 1996/2009 Medium: Sculpture Size: Approx 5ft Sponsored By: Katikati Pharmacy, Creative Community, Western BOP District Council This sculpture was created over three days during the Mural Magic Festival of November, 1996 which celebrated the completion of Katikati’s first 20 murals. Stephen used cimont fondu, a…

Primal Aotearoa

22 Artist: Bohdi Vincent, Kapiti Coast Year: 1996 Medium: Acrylic on Block and Panel Size: 16 sq m. Sponsored By: Creative Communities, Western BOP District Council, Muraltown Garden Rambles This mural was painted in a week by Bodhi and his son Ra as part of the Mural Magic Festival of 1996. It celebrates New Zealand…

Those Who Served

21 Artist: Geoffrey Fuller, Hastings, Repainted 2011 by Renee Te Pairii Year: 1996/2011 Medium: Acrylic on Panels Size: 45 sq m. Sponsored By: Transit NZ, Katikati RSA, Citizens Club, Community Donations It was Geoffrey Fuller’s artistic skills, attention to detail and thorough research as shown in his earlier Katikati mural, ‘Central Motors’, that persuaded Open-Air Art…

George Vesey Stewart (now retired)

20 Artist: Fee Simon, Tauranga Year: 1996 Medium: Acrylic on Panels Size: 8 sq m. Sponsored By: Katikati MuralTown Garden Ramble GVS was the founder of Katikati. Having first visited New Zealand and decided Katikati was the ideal site, he brought out the first party of 238 settlers on the Carisbrook Castle in 1875. They…