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Raranga Harakeke: The Art of Flax Weaving // Two Day Workshop with Annie AhMu

14 Mar 2020 to 15 Mar 2020
St 14 Mar & Sun 15 Mar 9am - 4pm
A weekend workshop teaching the traditional Māori art of weaving flax.
Event type: 
Craft, Cultural, Workshop/Seminar
$95 adults
Nathan Homestead
70 Hill Road, Manurewa Auckland 2102


Raranga Harakeke is an introductory weekend workshop teaching the traditional Māori art of weaving flax.  
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

16 Dec 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.