About Us



Raymond Hepehi

Self-taught carver. Carving experience over 20 years. Also qualified welder and chef.

Born in Rawene and brought up in Utukura up North. Son of Te Wano Hepehi and Hepi Baker. Eldest with 5 sisters.

Married Matalima Lautoa from Saanapu, Upolu , Samoa. Raised 6 children in Papakura for 24 years.  Moved to Sydney 1992 and then lived in Saanapu Tai, Samoa for 10 years.Married Loketi and then moved to Australia. Now living in Sunnybank, Brisbane.

 Raymond Hepehi (Junior)

Self-taught carver. Carving experience over 8 years.

Born and raised in Papakura. One daughter with Pam Hyde in Tauranga. Moved to Sydney 1997. Moved to Brisbane 2003 . Now living in Collingwood Park.

Lucky Ropiha

Born in Rotorua. Taught by Master Carvers Mina Mitai and Tony Kapua. Moved from Western Heights, Rotorua to Brisbane 2012. Now living in Underwood.









 Raymond Hepehi Junior born in Papakura and lived in Papakura for 24 years. Son to Rayond Hepehi Senior. Father to Shannon Hydes. Moved to Sydney 1996.Moved to Brisbane 2007. Now living in Runcorn June 2014.