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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
Making a Piupiu
Steps in making a Piupiu Photo: Michelle Mayn A piupiu is a skirt made from the leaves of the New Zealand flax, worn by Māori on ceremonial occasions. The body of the piupiu is usually made from flax leaves. The leaves are prepared in a way that the muka or flax fibre is exposed in some sections so that geometric patterns can be made. The unscraped part of the leaves curl naturally into tubes as they dry and this makes a percussion sound when the wearer sways or moves. Patterns are further…
Rāpaki named 'Rongomai' | Collections Online
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Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes | Artbay Gallery
Artist Profile: Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes is a Maori artist from Waihopai (Invercargill). A member of the Kai Tahu, Kati Mamae, Waitaha, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Hine iwi (tribes), her work is crafted using traditional techniques, handed down through many generations. Cheree T O Downes’ ta
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.