Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in 2012. It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in 2006. #plocomiRāranga
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Kōrero kākahu: Veranoa Hetet and Te Rōpu Miro | Te Papa’s Blog
Veranoa Hetet and her group of weavers Te Rōpu Miro have been the weavers in residence for the Kahu Ora Living Cloaks exhibition for the last few weeks. Time goes so fast and it’s hard to believe this will be their last weekend at Te Papa, as they finish on Sunday 2 September. Veranoa and herRead more
A Maori Korowai (cloak) crafted from dressed muka (flax fibre)…
A Maori Korowai (cloak) crafted from dressed muka (flax fibre) and highlighted with orthodox double thrums of dyed black wool (hukahuka) attached
Free Wgtn public admission to see top level weaving in Miromoda Exhibition
Due to huge interest in an exhibition of Maori kakahu, or cloaks, from artists including the renown weaving family Hetet-Te Kanawa; free access to the exhibition has been allowed by the organisers before the wider Miromoda fashion show.