The surfboard can be a work of art, as this carved decorative board made by Aaron Kereopa of Raglan shows. The board is called ‘Whai’ and its design was inspired by the way killer whales hunt stingrays in Raglan Harbour.
Kupe carving and tukutuku panel
The great explorer Kupe named a number of features in Wellington Harbour – including Matiu (Somes Island) and Mākaro (Ward Island), after his daughters. Kupe is on the right side of this panel, with Matiu and Mākaro at the bottom. On the left is the ...
All Flax – Maori flax weaving
How to buy Examples of flax weaving (for sale on request) About flax weaving My flax pa About me How to buy Tena koutou! Weaving a flax flower is part of my tours, but if you would like learn more, purchase a piece on this page or would like something made to order, please send […]
Danielle Morsette, contemporary Coast Salish weaver
Danielle Morsette is twenty-seven years old. She has been practicing weaving for over ten years. She was born in Montana, from a father of the Stó: lō nation and a mother of the Suquamish tribe, an…
Exhibition at Paraparaumu Library - October 2013 This week I have some pieces on display as part of Te Rau o te Rangi Weavers' Collective and Friends exhibition. Four of the bodices I made for my Visual Arts degree are included, as well as three muka kete. The natural coloured muka kete is the first…