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Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving Workshop One or Two Day Option

Saturday 2nd-Sunday 3rd January 2021

NZ Flax - Harakeke is the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants, a natural resource and easily accessible.

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 honored craft).

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

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 Kono Food Basket

There is the option to attend for either one day or two depending on your skills.

Date(s)

January 2–3, 2021

Time

10am - 4pm

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

Founders Heritage Park
87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson
Parking available

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

One Day $120 pp or Two Days $230 pp
16+ or accompanied by a paying adult

Tickets from Book online website

Contact

info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz

Additional Info

Official Website

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