Lissy & Rudi Robinson-Cole are two crochet artists who have brought into the world Wharenui Harikoa. We have been in a creative partnership for a year now - Kōpū was brought on board to working alongside Lissy & Rudi Robinson-Cole to help make their dreams come true.
Wharenui Harikoa is launching December 1st 2023 at the Waikato Museum of Art.
Follow their journey here
When soul singer TEEKS (Ngāpuhi, Ngai Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui) sings, he feels as if he is opening portals to ancestral realm. Discover his creative process. Learn how songwriting, singing and performing connects TEEKS to his whakapapa (ancestry).
Kōpū was brought onboard as the creative practice lead to collaborate with Teeks & designer Sonya Milford (Ngāti Kahungunu, Samoa) to develop and arrive at Teeks' experience.
In partnership with Colenso BBDO & BNZ -
Kōpū O Te Rangi designed and delivered Te Pēke O Aotearoa's Sustainability Report for 2021.
The following assets, inspired by Māori Tukutuku & Toi Whakairo, were unearthed during whakawhitiwhiti kōrero with Whānau Kaimahi who have participated in BNZ's Te Pūtaketanga & Te Hōkaitanga Leadership Programmes.
From an interpersonal context the visual identity of this years Sustainability Report echo the sentiments & lived experience of Te Pēke O Aotearoa's whānau kaimahi. At a broader scope reflect the ambitions the Bank has for embracing a Te Ao Māori World View, especially in relation to Te Taiao (The Natural Environment).
Written & Directed by Ruby Harris Produced by Stephanie Escalante
Two horse-loving best friends are confused by Daisy's step-dads emotional reaction when she brings home a gift from her teacher.
Kōpū credited as Art Department, and worked closely with Crew & Production to ensure that we could highlight the beauty of Te Tai Tokerau and the inherent connection shared between our cast & their rohe.