Auction: A Piece of History He Hoko Kairapu: He Wāhanga HītōriaDate: Wednesday, 3 August 2022
Venue: The Arts Village
Own a piece of Rotorua history in this auction of decorated Bath House roof tiles by the Friends of Rotorua Museum.
More than 30 painted tiles, which have been on display at the Rotorua Arts Village (28 July – 3 August), are going to auction at 5.30pm on Wednesday 3 August 2022 to raise funds for Rotorua Museum acquisitions.
Part of the strengthening and redevelopment project for Rotorua Museum has seen the replacement of some of the clay tiles that form the iconic orange roof of the Bath House building.
The Friends of Rotorua Museum worked with artists to paint these pieces of history, including: Tame Iti, Dick Frizzell, Mark Spijkerbosch, Judy Proctor, Kellez McManus, Derk Schepers, Kay Trask, Robyn Harland and Jean Van der Molen.
Rotorua Arts Village (1240 Hinemaru Street): Entry to the auction is free and light refreshments will be provided.