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Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving

Saturday 7th-Sunday 8th March 2020

NZ Flax - Harakeke is a great natural resource being the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants.

From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the skills of weaving with NZ Flax - Harakeke.

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).

Whatever your weaving experience, this workshop will further your weaving skills. For intermediate weavers we will add to your skill base to develop your weaving to the next level.

You will leave with a completed, fully functioning shopping bag - 'kete'


March 7–8


10am - 4pm


Nelson & suburbs


Refinery ArtSpace
3 Halifax Street, Central City, Nelson
Parking available

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Two Day workshop $230.00
13+ or accompanied by a paying adult

Tickets from Book online website


Ph. 0273585405

Additional Info

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