pakiTara-toi – art on walls

pakiTara-toi, the art on walls programme, includes murals, street art activity and creative hoardings.

pakiTara-toi is a play on words – pakitara is the Te Reo word for ‘wall’, Tara is also the ancestor ‘Taraika’ elder son of Whatonga – after which Te Whanganui-a-Tara is named. Tara was the eponymous ancestor of Ngāi Tara who were the first tribe to occupy Wellington.

Find out about the artists and the stories behind pakiTara-toi.