About Us

We run creative workshops and courses from our home in the picturesque village of Arapuni, here in the middle of the Waikato. Courses take place on our section with splendid views of nearby Maungatautari Mountain.

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Mark has been drawing and painting since childhood and has exhibited work in many galleries and venues around the UK. He runs the Arapuni Art painting courses.

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Mandy studied Art at Wolverhampton University in the UK and is a prolific artisan. She creates all manner of objets d'art in the workshop at the back of her shop on the section and is planning to run Arapuni Art Glass Making and Jewellery workshops. Mandy also helps manage the Otorohanga Craft Market.

In the Press: English artist embraces unknown New Zealand life



Visit the Craft Shop

Opening Hours
Monday: 10am - 2pm
Tuesday: 10am - 2pm
Wednesday: 12pm - 3pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10am - 2pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Additional times by appointment.

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Ophelia portrait


Our daughter Ophelia lends an invaluable helping hand with setups and in the shop. She loves to draw and make all manner of things in Mum's workshop. 

Other Members of Staff