Images: Gabrielle McKone, George Staniland and Sophie Jerram
As part of his Ako Ako role-Swapping adventure, Ash took on the role of Tracey Wellington, CEO/co-founder of Kiwi Community Assistance, a food and resource recovery agency to assist people in the community.
The TEZA Hub morning began with a visit from a group of young students from Corinna School who participated in workshops, including salad making with Ros McIntosh, breadmaking with Simon Gray and cartooning with Zac Mateo.
Volunteer Refinery worked with Corinna Students finishing with a street performance.
Strong Pacific Families have been busy running a pop-up exhibition full of art and craft workshops showcasing the Tokelau community in Porirua.
The Corinna students getting in on the action.
Meanwhile Tim and the Just in Time Community Centre headed to Te Rito Gardens in Kenepuru for the afternoon.
As midday came, the first of the two Creative Summit sessions was happening back at the TEZA Hub with artist presentations by Kemi and Niko, Andrea Selwood and Kedron Parker.
All Good? – Pop-up Hair Salon’s hairdresser Jason Muir visited local hair salons where he spoke with hairdressers to chat about the intimacy of the act of cutting someone’s hair and the implicit role of the hairdresser as an unofficial counsellor. Here artist Faith Wilson gets a special cut at Zils in the CBD.
Meanwhile visiting artist for the day thanks to Ash, Tracy Wellington gets stitching with Sharemart shop manager Lotte Kellaway to make a bag.
Here’s Tracy embracing being Ash Holwell, the cyclist.
Simon Gray with ‘mother’.
Barbarian Production’s Thomas La Hood hawking for new haircut clients.
Some of the Porirua People’s Library artists: Pip Adam, Faith and Lana Lopesi.