Taradale Pottery Club

Woofired Kiln

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The magnificent wood kiln will be loaded with ceramic works over 5 days, once it’s loaded the fire will be lit an kept burning 24/7 for 3 days an nights.

The kiln will then cool over 4-5 days and opened on the 27th of October and all the artworks will be revealed.



Fire and Clay Night

Introuction to pōwhiri

Kapahaka performance
Live entertainment-Ariana Henare
Hāngi- Traditional and Vegan

Live bronze pour
Pit firing of ceramics
Raku firing of ceramics

Hāngī FB Waiohiki Creative HBAF



Lazy Sunday Artisan Market and Open Studios


Meet our Artists, they’re such a talented bunch, look inside their studios at their works in progress, ask them about their processes, buy some art!
Browse the fabulous wares of our boutique Artisan market, buy some food and have a coffee from the wonderful Piali Coffee, listen to some live music…chill… relax…




Taradale Pottery Club

Woodfired Kiln Opening

Taradale Pottery Group

IAfter all that works, the days of loading, keeping the fire burning 24/7 and the cooling down, now is the time to watch the kiln be unloaded piece by piece and marvel at the beautiful artworks that emerge.

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