Visual Art

Summer Holiday Programme: Harakeke Weaving

A beginner’s class teaching you the basic techniques of a traditional Maori art form of Mahi Raranga (flax weaving).

  • Ages Open
  • Free
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  • Thu, 14 Jan at 3:30PM

This class covers the basic fundamentals in tikanga, kawa & karakia around harvesting, preparing and dyeing of Harakeke. Some basic Te Reo Maori, relevant to mahi raranga. Projects may include making various putiputi (flowers), caterpillars & kono’ s (containers).

Classes are made up of 4 x 2 hour afternoon classes Class is run in a relaxed and open environment.

Karen Nathan

Karen Nathan

Karen Nathan

Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board