Workshops/ Tours

Group/Tour bookings -All year around

Are you visiting Taranaki  and you are looking for a great alternative to the usual tourist activities? Or maybe you are looking for a special pre and post activity for your next conference? We can help you book your own Oakura Arts Trail tour for groups up to 50 people at a time. These half day tours will give you a unique opportunity to visit our studios, watch demonstrations and meet the artist. You will be picked up from New Plymouth and driven to 4 studios where you get the chance to meet the artists.

3hr tour

Depending on group size and artist availability you are booking a lucky dip out of 15 great arts places.

Available all year round.

Tours available for groups of 2 – 40

Tour prices from $35 – $185pp (depending on group size and requirements)

Please contact Cathy from Discover Taranaki for a quote and to book:

Phone: 027/ 241 0458 or 0800/ 347 827


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All of our artists will have small demonstrations prepared for you to experience their art during our open studio weekends.

Workshops During our 2016 Arts Trail

Monday 2pm 31st October at Koru on Koru Gallery.

Fay Looney “A Photography Discussion”
Subject. Publishing your work.
Ater 5 New Zealand books comissioned by Two NZ Publishers and sales exceeding 60,000 books much has been learnt about the New Zealand market.
its a new challenge now as most publishers of pictorials move offshore both in distribution and publishing.
I am happy to share some of the lessons I have learnt both in delivery and concept.
photography workshop

Margaret Scott

“An introductory taste to painting”
Impressionism with flowers
Tues 1st Nov 1pm-4pm
Painting our mountain
Thur 3rd Nov 1pm-4pm

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Susan Imhasly- Twinfelt

Both weekends during the Arts Trail
Did you always want to know how to do a perfectly round felted ball? Or would you like to experience the fascination of turning loose fibres into a sturdy felt ball?
Workshops start at 11am each Saturday and Sunday on both weekends during the Oakura Arts Trail.
Duration: approximately one hour. Gold coin donation. No registration required.

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Workshop on the 1st of November:
„Felted Vessel“
Learn how to work with a resist and create a 3D object.
Date: 1 November 2016
Time: 6 – 8:30pm
Location: 294A Surrey Hill Road, Oakura
Cost: 50 NZD, material and refreshment included
RSVP: 027 976 65 86 or

felted vessel taranaki art workshop

All year around workshops:

Join our workshops and enjoy art as a group, learn new skills or simply have a nice afternoon with your friends.

Korver Molloy Gallery:

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Korver Molloy Gallery workshops



Susan Imhasly

For workshops please contact Susan:
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Ringcraft Moana

Mt Taranaki titanium silver pendant workshops for max. 6 people at a time.

To book a space and for more information please reply to:

or visit our website:

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