Creative Directory

This directory has been compiled by Toi Wairarapa but is by no means exhaustive. If you would like to be included please contact us. Use the search facility on the right or click on a Directory Category to narrow your search.

Visual Arts/Crafts/Photography


027 305 3858

Ceramic Artist

06 377 2445
Kokomai Creative Festival – 16 – 25 October 2015

Kokomai is the Wairarapa’s very own world class arts festival, held biennially over 10 days in October, right across our region.
Our festival showcases high quality, local, national and international Theatre, Dance, Music, Visual Art, Film and Literature.
Heidi Holbrook
Festival Director

021 665 593

Professional photography specialist in pregnancy, new born, toddler and family studio shoots.

06 372 3595


06 304 9166
Linda Tilyard

“My work is involved with people and their stories. I also use imagery which explores global concerns about the future and our place in the world in general.” Linda is a tutor at King Street Artworks, and an exhibiting artist with Wairarapa’s Main Artery. She also undertakes commissioned portraits. Linda’s studio is open by appointment - please telephone first.


Liz Bondy is a well known Wairarapa artist, specializing in reduction print work.

06 304 92 11



06 370 1599
Madeleine Slavick

Madeleine is an author and photographer who was has published several books of non-fiction, poetry and photography. She has exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions.

06 370-1611