Te Awanui – Now Retired

4 Artist: Malcolm Pitkeathly, Katikati Year: 1991 Medium: Acrylic on Block Wall Size: 19 sq m. Sponsored By: Northern Regional Arts Counsil Tauranga Moana’s Te Awanui waka (canoe) was portrayed as it appeared when it was paddled up the Uretara River to take part in the 1975 Centennial celebrations of Katikati’s European settlement. It returned…

Dr. Joe

3 Artist: Jane Wilson Katikati Year: 1991 Medium: Acrylic on Block Wall Size: 6 sq m. Sponsored By: Katikati Medical Centre, V Hewitt, Community Donations Dr Joe was Katikati’s doctor for more than 40 years. Born in Austria, Dr Joseph Burstein trained at the famous Vienna Medical School and, following persecution by the Nazis after…

Uretara Landing

2 Artist: Roy Cunliffe, Katikati, Repainted 2009 by Renee Te Pairi Year: 1991/2009 Medium: Acrylic on Block Wall Size: 20 sq m. Sponsored By: Northern Regional Arts Counsil The Pioneer Store stood by the Uretara Landing at the heart of old Katikati. The early settlers landed here, and later scows unloaded supplies and mail. Gum…

Waitekohe School

1 Artist: Irene Tuscia Falconer from Katikati, Repainted – 2000 & 2009 Year: 1991/2000/2009 Medium: Acrylic on Block Wall Size: 34 sq m. Sponsored By: Northern Regional Arts Counsil Waitekohe School, opened in 1880, was the third school to be built after European settlers arrived in Katikati in 1875. It still stands, renovated as a…