Conferences - Hands On Hawkes Bay 2016

A fire that partly destroyed a Hawke's Bay arts and crafts hub has been labelled "suspicious" by investigators.

More than 50 firefighters worked to control the blaze late on Tuesday night as it spread through the historic Keirunga Gardens complex, on a hill overlooking Havelock North.

Click here to read all about the fire ...

Jane McCulla's Images from the conference.

The following images of the conference in Hawkes Bay were taken by Jane McCulla, RCM for Canterbury/West Coast.

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Wood fire kiln unloaded potters work from all over NZ, sent previously to be fired
Some pieces unloaded from the woodfire kiln Taradale Pottery Club
Some of the wood fired pieces unloaded from the wood fire kiln at Taradale Pottery club
Nanna Bayer, originally from Finland now living in Tasmania demonstrating 
Zsolt Faludi originally from Hungary now living in Tasmania demonstrating on the wheel
Baye Riddell hand building large three piece sculptural forms
Mike O'Donnell talking about his work and presenting his philosophies
Interior of Taradale Pottery Club
National Exhibition at Havlock North Function Centre

Wendy Cunnliffe's images from the conference

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