Painting will start this week on a new mural on Ocean View Road actioned by the Waiheke Marine Project (WMP), a collaborative mana whenua and Waiheke Island community partnership.

Steering group coordinator Carys Templer said that, in keeping with the group’s mantra of cooperation, the mural has “been a collaborative project from the beginning”.

Experienced mural artist Ari Vanderschoot is the lead on the project, along with designer Jeanine Clarkin and artist Whetu-Marama Rikihana from the Ngati Poaoa Ki Waiheke ropu designed kowhaiwhai that will bed into the project.

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