Ahi Nyx (Te Āti Awa me Ngāti Raukawa) is a Tāmaki Makaurau based artist and the director/creator of Ahi Raranga Ltd. Known for hand woven harakeke toanga and raranga wananga she is extending her practice to help reconnect to traditional Māori harvesting practices.
Her creativity comes from a deep spiritual connection to Papatūānuku and Taneatua. Through her whakapapa, she holds onto raranga practices which she continues to weave with mana. Her haerenga through raranga has healed and reconnected her and many others through wananga and the woven pieces that she makes.
Her mahi toi is purposeful living art stating: "My creations are for us to remember and feel proud to be Māori."
- Dare to Decolonise