Jocelyn Pratt worked a large piece of local Puhipuhi Basalt.
Extraneous pieces have been removed from this Oamaru limestone by Glen Davis.
Allan Grabham puts the finishing touches on "The Big Whale Accompanied by Grandchild"
Sculptor, Jocelyn Pratt, has shaped the stone and is now smoothing it.
Bodhi Vincent smooths the nose of "Hine Ahu One", in Oamaru Stone.
Bodhi Vincent says that the piece is about nurturing the biosphere.
Sandra Meyst works on "Parihaka" that she says is an abstract work which is a reflection of her thought, feeling and study of Mt Parihaka.
Limestone carvings by Pita Rua
"Mosther and Calf" carved in Oamaru stone by Pita Rua
Mask carved in Oamaru stone by Pita Rua
Elizabeth Alexander carves "A Northland Tapestry" from a large totara log.
Denise Marshall displays skill with chizel and mallet.
"Chestnut Velvet" carved from Macrocarpa wood by Denise Marshall
Will Ngakura's "The Last Embrace" was initially roughed out with a chain saw.
The Whangarei Sculpture Symposium was held within easy walking distance of ADAGIO's berth
"Planting a new seed" by Jocelyn Pratt, in Taranaki andesite stone
Bodhi Vincent's "Hine Ahu One", the feminine 'Papatuanuku' figure
Bodhi Vincent says that the figure is the central motif with her function of growth and renewal.
Bodhi Vincent used chizel and mallet to shape the figure.
Will Ngakura has just finished cutting the tops off of his sculpture with a chain saw.
Glen Davis drew the pattern of his design onto the spherical shape then removed the stone on both sides of it.
A praying mantis landed on Glen Davis' sculpture "Gentle Harmony".
Glen Davis says that this work relates to capturing the essence of a personality.
The praying mantis was silhouetted against the sky.
The praying mantis on "Gentle Harmony".
Richie Hewson carved "Whangarei, Past, Present and Future" of Oamaru Stone.
Allan Grabham created "The Big Whale Accompanied by Grandchild", carved in Oamaru limestone
Allan Grabham's sculpture represets to him the meeting place of different beings over generations.
Nigel Scanlon carved this "Hoteo" (Gourd) from Basalt.
Aaron Hoskins carves the roots of "Tane", a monument to the departed and to the living, to humankind and our environment.