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We will be conducting an introduction to screenprinting weekend workshop next weekend. We aim to have you up and printing by the end of the weekend and will be focussing on creating a printed cushion cover by the end of the workshop. you can enroll by jumping over to ahuririartschool or call them on 06 8344686.

 

 

 

 

Here are some recent works from Melaina Newport Karaitiana from our recent exhibition with the House of Taonga.

 

 

 

 

 

After a great NZFW2011 the Salasai team are back home and finished off their selling appointments with HOA. We asked Kirsha if she could give us her favourite picks from the collection and a little background to the range.

EWH played a DJ gig in the bay recently and on their way to AKL stopped in to grab some tees and things. We sat down in the noisy shop for a real quick chat before they jumped in a van and headed north.

Nikki Gabriel is a Melbourne native now residing in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Nikki designs, produces and manufactures ethical knitwear textiles from her homebase in Napier.

photo Amber and Hillary http://www.amberandhilary.com/

Our main shop boy Te Orihau has turned model this week and last night took to the catwalk for Salasai. Well done Kirsha and team Salasai!

nga waiata is an artist and jewellery maker working from her home studio and producing native timber and crystal rings, pendants and earrings and exporting her product around the world. we visit nga waiata and talk about her work, some new products and her involvement in this years NZFW.


 

 

 


 

 


 

 

Adrian Thornton is a screen printer with loads of years under his belt. He likes to cut stencils prints with just one screen and up to twenty stencil layers, these complex prints that would normally be avoided by traditional screen printers.
 

 

 

 
If you find yourself in Hastings in the next month or show check out his show.

 

Just been working on website for Perry Davies (aka the birdhouse man). perrydavies.co.nz

http://vimeo.com/19957907

A quick sit down and chat with Kirsha Whitcher from Salasai, a unisex fashion brand based in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay. We talk about preparations for New Zealand fashion week and her future plans to move to Perth.