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Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving - Two Day Introductory Workshop- Inangahua

Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th February 2024

A Two Day Weekend workshop at FROST AND FIRE GALLERY in Tasman, Nelson.

This workshop is an Introduction to Harakeke Weaving. 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).

During this Two Day Introduction to Harakeke - NZ Flax Weaving workshop, you will create puti puti flowers, a two corner magic basket and the larger kono four-cornered food basket in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.

For more experienced Harakeke Weaving workshops visit NZ Textile Experiences website for details of the next step workshops.


February 24–25


10am - 4pm


Mapua / Moutere / Motueka


107 Harley Road, Tasman (Frost and Fire Gallery)
Futher workshop details will be sent on enrolment

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

$230pp two day workshop + small materials charge of $10
13+ or accompanied by a paying adult

Tickets from Book online through the website


Additional Info

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