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Harakeke - NZ Flax Workshop - Weave the Greenest Shopping Basket, ever! Two Day workshop

Saturday 10th-Sunday 11th July 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 including plaiting to create strong and sturdy handles for baskets.

You will leave with a completed, fully functioning shopping bag that will give you great satisfaction having created an object of natural beauty with sustainability in mind.

This is the second workshop in a series of three Harakeke Weaving workshops.

The first introductory to Harakeke Weaving workshop is when you will be 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. https://www.nztextileexperi...

The third workshop in this series is weaving your own Kete Whiri https://www.nztextileexperi...

Date(s)

July 10–11

Time

10am - 4pm

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

Refinery ArtSpace
114 Hardy St, Central City, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

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

Tickets from Book online website

Contact

info@nztextileexperiences.co.nz

Additional Info

Official Website