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Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving - Introductory Workshop

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving - Introductory Workshop

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  • Sat 12 Feb ’22, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 13 Feb ’22, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Nikau Native Plant Nursery and Gardens, 411 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Harakeke Two-day workshop: $230.00

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 honoured 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.

Tutor Oz Risner.

Already have had Harakeke Weaving experience? We also offer extension Harakeke Weaving Workshops, please check out the website for details.

Please note: A vaccine pass is required to attend this workshop

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