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Raranga Harakeke: The Art of Flax Weaving // With Annie AhMu

7 Dec 2019 to 8 Dec 2019
Sat 7 & Sun 8 Dec, 9am - 4pm
Using harakeke, pariticpants will be taught harvesting, basic preparation, treatment and dyeing techniques, and how to approach more intricate projects.
Event type: 
Art, Craft, Workshop/Seminar
Price: 
$110
Venue: 
Nathan Homestead
Address: 
70 Hill Road, Manurewa 2102
Region: 
Auckland

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Using harakeke, pariticpants will be taught harvesting, basic preparation, treatment and dyeing techniques, and how to approach more intricate projects. Learn the relevant and foundational concepts behind the practice of mahi raranga: tikanga, history, and te reo.

Please bring a plate of food, small tarpaulin, an old towel, and scissors.
 

Bookings are essential:
Phone 09 267 0180
Email nathan.homestead@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Written by

Nathan Homestead

4 Nov 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.