Derek Kerwood

b. 1932

Derek Kerwood was born in Southampton, UK. He moved to the Waitako, New Zealand, and taught woodwork at Melville High School.

Kerwood was a member of the Waikato Guild of Woodworkers, till he moved to Tauranga and joined the Tauranga Woodcrafters Guild.

Derek Kerwood & Megan Godfrey, ‘Hamilton Garden Mural’ (1998, Hamilton Gardens, Kirikiriroa Hamilton

Images: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2022