Hotere studio listed as historic place


Otago Daily Times - 25 April 2022 A unique art studio in Port Chalmers has been registered as a category one historic place. The studio at Observation Point belonged to the late Ralph Hotere, a New Zealand artist, who died in 2013. It was built in 1876 as a four-room cottage and was the first studio he owned. Hotere bought the property in 1970 after completing the Frances Hodgkins’ Fellowship at the University of Otago. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga chief executive Andrew Coleman said it was exciting to see new additions to the heritage list which reflected New Zealand’s recent [...]