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The an­nual Graf­fi­ato Street Art Fes­ti­val was in Taupo¯ again over Labour Week­end with a group of pre­dom­i­nantly fe­male artists bring­ing colour and new life to walls around the Taupo¯ town cen­tre. VIV NEED­HAM cap­tured some of the new art­works as the works pro­gressed.

AF­TER: The fin­ished piece bright­ens up two town cen­tre walls, be­low.

AF­TER: The fin­ished art­work has given the back of the bank a real lift, right.

AF­TER: The shop wall has been strik­ingly trans­formed, left.

BE­FORE: Un­der Erin Forsyth's brush, a pair of feet take shape on the wall be­hind Shirley's Shoes, left.

BE­FORE: Christie Wright pre­pares to liven up the wall at the back of Taupo¯ 's BNZ, above.

BE­FORE: Tane Lawless pre­pares to be­gin his large-scale paint­ing of a karearea (New Zealand fal­con) on the wall of the Taupo¯ Pet Shop. above.

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