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September 25, 2021

Be in to win a Mini Whale Tail  Calling budding creatives - now is your chance to showcase your artistic talents, by winning a fin-tastic Mini Whale Tail Sculpture.  You can paint or coat your way with a krill-iant canvas. Made of fibr.... Read More

September 25, 2021

Harcourts Support for ‘Whale of a Tale’ Community Art Trail in January Colourful whale tail art installations will soon be dotted throughout Auckland and in many schools across the region, thanks to a special event partnership .... Read More

August 20, 2021

The Whale Tales artists are still getting creative during lockdown, so we want young eco-warriors to show their creative skills too! Download the colouring page. Entries will be split into the following categories: Under 5 years 5.... Read More
Blue Maomao fish resting in Trinity Cave, Mokohinau Islands, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

June 22, 2021

WWF-New Zealand: A Positive Change for Tīkapa Moana, the Hauraki Gulf MEDIA RELEASE 22 June 2021 WWF-New Zealand is thrilled to finally see the Government take action to revitalize the Gulf – based on Tai Timu Tai Pari/Sea Chang.... Read More

May 30, 2021

Delighted to welcome creative crew from Pop That to the 'Sculpture Sponsors pod'. An emerging business with a shoestring sized Marketing Budget, Sculpture sponsorship was 'the push button, high impact, low cost' marketing solution they.... Read More

May 20, 2021

TVNZ's Seven Sharp presenters Hilary Barry and Jeremy Wells donned artist gear and painted their very own mini Whale Tail - guided by New Zealand artist, Otis Frizzell. Click here to check out the full story!.... Read More

May 01, 2020

A COVID-19 Update Last year, due to COVID-19, we had to make the difficult decision to postpone the Whale Tales Art Trail. Now, we’re excited to announce that we officially have new trail dates: January 24 - April 18 2022. We’ve bee.... Read More

April 02, 2020

Whale Tales is on the hunt for artists to be a part of a truly magical event coming to Auckland in Summer/Autumn 2021. For 10 weeks, Whale Tales, a public art sculpture trail exploring Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland, will showcase 70 tails illu.... Read More

February 11, 2020

Whale Tales Auckland 2022 100 tails, 100 tales, 100 artists, 10 week, 1 city, 1 mission presented by WWF-New Zealand, Auckland Unlimited, & Wild in Art A truly immersive experience celebrating Aotearoa, art, and marine conservation is.... Read More
Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail