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News & Media

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Fashion FWD: Exhibition of pivotal fashion and design from NZ,     Otago Museum - March to October 2021

Work of Art: Joseph Te Wharau Moore McEnteer,     Careers with STEM: Indigenous edition - February 2021

Famous Viewpoint: Joe Te Wharau,     3D Imperial China, Technology Journal - 15 September 2018

SMART TIKI by Joe Te Wharau,     Big Idea, Girasol Studio NZ - 10 February 2018

Local Focus: 3D printing traditional Maori designs,     Local Focus, NZ Herald - 5 January 2018

Joe Te Wharau inspirational artist and cultural exemplar,    IIATE Journal, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2017

What to wear: Tiki Taonga the smart tiki,   Weekend Magazine, NZ Herald - 4 November 2017


Modern day tiki store digital whakapapa, Rereatea News Bytes,   Maori Television - 31 October 2017

Kawe Kōrero - Reporters, Series 2 Episode 171 (26 min),   Interview at 19:42, Maori Television - 30 October 2017 

Combining Traditional Art with Digital Tech,   3D Printing Systems NZ, 30 October 2017

New Zealand Artist Creates Stunning 3D Printed Maori Art Pendants,   All3DP - 28 October 2017

Artist 3D prints Maori designs,   The Recycler Magazine - 27 October 2017

New Zealand artist harnesses 3D printing to create Maori art designs,   TCT - 26 October 2017

Carbon, Arcam, MIT, and Shining 3D,   Feature Imaged & Article, 3D Printing Sliced - 26 October 2017

Artist merges Maori designs with tech,   SunLive - 25th October 2017

Pukehina artist creates 'smart' tiki to store family ancestry,   NZ Herald - 24 October 2017

Matihiko Taonga V1.0,   Last Word Writing, Media Release - 24 October 2017

This ancient swamp kauri table is actually a treasure map to a beautiful...,  1 News Now - 23 May 2017

Video: Pukehina local takes beautiful drone footage of bronze whaler..., 1 News Now -18 April 2017

Vibrant artwork installed in Rotorua park, Various Publishers - 23 March 2016

Rotorua Lakes Council

NZ Herald, Rotorua Daily Post



Support for commission to protect Maori culture, Radio New Zealand - 12 September 2011


Nike rose rip-off alleged, Sunday Star Times - 4 September 2011


Designer makes waves with the Terminator, Mana Magazine - Issue 63, April - May 2005

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