Te Puia (The Crafts), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand - Travel To Eat
As the Māori did not have a written language until the 19th century, carvings were used to record and preserve the history and culture of their people.
Māori Weaving - The Art of Creating Māori Textiles | By Huia Publishers
Since their ancestors arrived in Aotearoa New Zealand and discovered the useful properties of harakeke (New Zealand flax), Māori have used flax leaves to create baskets, mats, housing materials, clothing and cords, ropes and fishing nets. In weaving and the patterns used, Māori record their histories and stories, passing on their culture, genealogy, values and beliefs, weaving together people and communities.In this book, the text and detailed photographs show the steps in selecting…
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.
Woven flax skirt - piupiu - Maori - New Zealand - Oceania
A well made New Zealand Maori PiuPiu flax skirt Some of the flax stems are broken off and shows some wear & tear in places -please see the photos Ex Private English collection Measures 88 cm wide (not including the cords) x 65 cm length of the flax - 1.02 Kilograms unpacked weight Shipping available worldwide via
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 […]