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Weaving Workshop | Matariki at the Village

Weaving Workshop | Matariki at the Village

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When:

  • Sun 26 Jun, 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Sun 3 Jul, 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Sun 10 Jul, 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Sun 10 Jul, 1:30pm – 3:00pm
  • Fri 15 Jul, 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Fri 22 Jul, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Where:

Howick Historical Village, 75 Bells Rd, Pakuranga, Howick

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult Weaving Workshop: $17.00
  • Children's Weaving Workshop: $8.00
  • Concession Weaving Workshop: $12.00
  • Adult admission 50% off (Live Day only): $8.00
  • Child 50% off (Live Day only): $4.00
  • Senior/Student 50% off (Live Day only): $6.00

Celebrating Matariki at Howick Historical Village, learn the techniques of raranga and the tradition of flax weaving in this 1.5-hour workshop.

This relaxed beginner’s class introduces harvesting, preparation, extracting the fibre and more as you make a flax flower. Through conversation and crafting, explore connections to our taiao (environment), sustainability, the past and other cultural traditions with tutor Rewa Grimsdale.

• Sunday 26 June, 11am – adult workshop.
• Sunday 3 July 11am – adult workshop.
• Sunday 10 July LIVE DAY, 11am - adult workshop & 1:30pm - children’s workshop.
• Friday 15 July, 11am –children’s workshop.
• Friday 22 July 11am – children’s workshop.

Explore the Village before or after the class and enjoy brunch or lunch in the homely Homestead café.

Free with admission - adult $16, student/senior $12, child $8. Bookings essential as numbers are limited.

Email village@historicalvillage.org.nz or call (09) 576 9505. Children’s workshop suitable for age 10+, ages 8-10 must be supervised. Participating and non-participating parents must purchase admission.

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