Graham Hoete, aka Mr G, has made his mark around the world, from Sydney to the US and Scotland - but his latest project has brought him home and back to his precious island papakainga.
Mr G invited reporter Ruwani Perera to a tour of the inspiration behind his inaugural solo project, that he's set his heart on being his proudest work to date.
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Watch the video for the full report from The Hui's Ruwani Perera.