Studio of Greg Betts - master furniture maker, crafting beautifully made furniture from native timbers. Best known for his chairs (from classic, turned rocking chairs to strikingly modern dining chairs). Greg also creates extraordinary beds, tables and cabinets. www.bricksticks.co.nz
Vinny's Studio - Virginia West. The studio uses the whole side of half a double garage, so is quite spacious, it is an area out of doors but under cover, where I do most of my paintings. Guest artists - Hannah Lane, Stephanie West and Phil Brock
Jane Toy Orange Cat Studio - textiles and beading combined with digital images, acrylic works mixed with recycled fabrics, and an interesting selection of mandala style images, both hand and digitally created.
Wi Taepa - Featured artist at Whanganui Regional Museum. Wi draws from a wide range of experiences to produce his masterpieces. The 'imbalance' in his art gives power and energy, unique to a truly liberated and mature artist.
Flux Studios - Film, flax, fiber, frocks, photography, interactive installation and generally mixed media...from a bunch of local artists including Tanya Milne, Jo Ockey, Johanna Pegler, Tia Huia Ranginui and Nina Young.