Raranga Harakeke: Art Of Flax Weaving // Two Day Workshop w Annie AhMu

29 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019
Sat 29 - Sun 30 June, 10am - 3pm
This introductory weekend workshop teaches weaving, a traditional Māori art form, using harakeke flax.
Event type: 
Art, Craft, Workshop/Seminar
Price: 
$90
Venue: 
Nathan Homestead
Address: 
70 Hill Road, Manurewa 2102
Region: 
Auckland

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This introductory weekend workshop teaches weaving, a traditional Māori art form, using harakeke flax. Covering the processes of harvesting, basic preparation techniques, treatment, and dyeing, you will be taught the basics of working with harakeke, and how to approach more intricate and beautiful projects. Learn the relevant and foundational concepts behind the practice of mahi raranga: tikanga, history, and te reo.

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Nathan Homestead

16 Apr 2019

Nathan Homestead is Manurewa's community arts centre. The historic Homestead was built in 1925 and is situated on nine acres of exquisite lawn and gardens. It has been kept in its original state and is a unique setting for all types of functions and occasions.