Arch in the Park


Janet Holtrigter



  • Gateway


  • Ceramic
  • Concrete

Janet Holtrigter and local children, ‘Arch in the Park’ (1991), Tarewa Park, Otaika Road, Whangārei

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021


The arch is made of ceramic tile mosaic over concrete. A plaque is part of the work describes it as a "bright and cheerful arch, with a myriad of glazed images spanning the entry. Children from the following schools assisted in the creation of the work: Whangārei Primary, Parua Bay School, Raumanga Intermediate, Onerahi Primary, Whangārei Intermediate & Hora Hora Primary. Thanks is also given to Tourist Information, Maunu Health Camp, Kensington Cubs and ??"