Inspired by Lionel Grant’s carvings, Shane decided to learn the art himself, graduating from NZMACI Te Wānanga Whakairo (Wood Carving School) in 2017. Shane’s skill set then lead to his current role of restoration carver with projects New Zealand wide, which he loves.
- 2017: Restoration of Wharenui Mataura (near Invercargill) from start to finish
- 2017: Restored tekoteko at Te Puia | NZMACI
- 2018: Mataatua Mahau