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COVID-19 closes Tawharanui Open Sanctuary for volunteer activity
Tawharanui Open Sanctuary volunteer activity suspended until further notice.
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3 May 2020
Sunday in the Park

A range of activities and tasks will be undertaken in the morning These jobs will be advised on the day. We appreciate the support of anyone who wishes to volunteer their time to assist with this worthy project. A lovely barbeque meal is offer ...
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Celebrating 10 years of the Tawharanui Open Sanctuary

The Art in the Woolshed exhibition (AITW) held a special place in the arts calendar of the greater Auckland region. It attracted the participation of some of New Zealand's leading painters, sculptors, ceramicists, photographers and glass work artists.

For the exhibition the Tawharanui woolshed was transformed into a gallery space. Larger sculptures were presented outdoors in the pohutukawa-studded area adjacent to the lagoon.

Art in the Woolshed was organised by TOSSI with the valued support of the exhibiting artists and the Auckland Council.

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2012 Art in the Woolshed

Art by some of New Zealand's top artists. Exciting first-time exhibitors. Installations with an environmental twist.