• Le Va: Toi Pasefika | Discussion with Michel Tuffery + John Puhiatau Pule

    Two local masters come together to discuss Pasefika art here in Aotearoa and abroad.


    Michel Tuffery
    Michael Tuffery, MNZM, is a New Zealand printmaker, painter, and sculptor of Samoan, Tahitian, and Cook Island descent. Tuffery’s work has gained national and international recognition, and has made a major contribution to the New Zealand art scene. He lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand.


    John Puhiatau Pule
    Born in Liku, Niue, John Pule is an artist, novelist, and poet. He has lived in Auckland since the age of three. The Queensland Art Gallery describes him as ‘one of the Pacific’s most significant artists’.


    6 November, 2.30pm -4pm

    Te Papa, The Marae, Level 4


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