Karangahape Road

Richmond Road Primary School students
April 1998

individual panel individual panel individual panel
individual panel individual panel
Type Banners
Title Karangahape Road
Measurements.Dimensions 1.30m x 2.5m
measurement of each banner
Materials Cotton (textile)
Materials.Medium Printing Ink
Techniques Screen Printed
Techniques Hand Colouring
Creator Richmond Road Primary School students
Role Workshop (organisations)
Creator Barbara Joseph
Role Artist
Creator.Corporate name Richmond Rd Primary School staff
Role Teacher
Organised by principal Shirley Hardcastle.
Date.Creation April 1998
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location.Current Site Private Collection
Richmond Rd Primary School, Richmond Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
ID Number poi_te_riro_009
Style/Period.Period 1990s
Style/Period.Style Children's art
Culture New Zealand
Each banner depicts a time of day and aspect of the local area using the language and designs of the 5 different language 'ropus' or classes in the school:Samoan, Cook Island Maori, Maori, French and English.
Culture Pacifika
Culture Cook Island
Culture Maori
Culture France
Subject buildings, sky. animals, people, roads, trees, flowers.
Subject Auckland City
The banners depict aspects of the Auckland landscape, such as the large area of wooden houses in the inner city, its flora and fauna, its landmarks, and its distinctive skyline.
Subject Karangahape Rd
The banners depict Karangahape Rd, a major thoroughfare in Auckland, and its environs, an area where the children of the school and their families work, play, live and shop.
Source Barbara Joseph
Barbara Joseph provided information about this project in 2000.
Rights Richmond Rd Primary School, Richmond Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand.
Permission has been given by the school to present this work in the NZDA.
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