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NZ Flax Weaving Workshop

Saturday 20th-Sunday 21st July 2019

Option of attending for either one or two days depending on your skill beginner or with some prior experience

This workshop will include the techniques of weaving and plaiting along with being taught the cultural customs of working within the sustainable practices of tikanga and the values toi raranga (the protocols of flax cutting and handling which surrounds this time honoured craft).

Day One is an Introduction to Harakeke- NZ Flax which is great for beginners or to refresh your harakeke weaving skills.
Day Two will build on your skills to create the larger basket , you will leave with a fully functioning shopping bag

There is the option to attend for either day depending on your skill


July 20–21


10am - 4pm


Mapua / Moutere / Motueka


Mountain Valley School
Graham Valley Road,Pokororo, Motueka Valley
Accommodation available on request

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

$120 pp book online
13+ or accompanied by a paying adult

Tickets from Ticketing Website


Ph. 0273585405

Additional Info

Official Website

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