(Ngāti Awa, Te Whanau A Apanui, Ngati Rangitihi, Ngai Te Rangi)
Zena Elliott is a contemporary Artist, Researcher and Teacher who explores her Māori identity through contemporary mediums and contexts. Elliott’s current art practice incorporates her connection to Iwi, Hapu and Whanau inspired by traditional geometric patterning and popular cultural forms that represents her communities. Through Elliott’s art, she provokes discussion surrounding Indigenous culture and identity in contemporary urban environments.
Wallace Corporation Limited was formed in 1994 to consolidate several unique businesses. One of those businesses had been operating a rendering plant, principally for dead cows, at Waitoa since the early 1930’s, and was purchased by Mr JD Wallace in 1939. The other businesses, established by James H Wallace, were Wallford Meats (NZ) Ltd, Eureka Hides & Skins Ltd and Wallace Industries Ltd. Recently Wallace Meats was acquired by Silver FernfarmsView website