Maleny Wood Expo in 2017 welcomed visitors from New Caledonia and from the Marquesas Islands. Sculptors Cecile Sakilia from Mont Dore (New Caledonia) and Tekohu Taupotini (Kohu) from the Marquesas Islands as part of the Sunshine Coast Sister Cities exchange program.

Thank you to C&L Tool Centre , major sponsors of the South Pacific Carvers at the Maleny Wood Expo. Their sponsorship helped in bringing over and accommodating our visitors.

 native beehive will be inserted inside the carving and then live at the Barung nursery on the precinct! thanks Shane!

 native beehive will be inserted inside the carving and then live at the Barung nursery on the precinct! thanks Shane!

A big welcome to our visitors from Councillor Jenny McKay at the Wood Expo opening night!

A big welcome to our visitors from Councillor Jenny McKay at the Wood Expo opening night!

Great Maleny Wood Expo with carvers Fara and Cecile from Mont Dore and Martheasus Island doing a Art exchange with shane...

Posted by Sunshine Coast Sister Cities Association on Monday, 1 May 2017
Cecile Sakilia  - woodcarver visiting from mont dore, NEw Caledonia

Cecile Sakilia  - woodcarver visiting from mont dore, NEw Caledonia