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A good kete (Maori flax woven bag) will go with any resort outfit. Don't buy a Chinese fake, get a real one from New Zealand.

A good kete (Maori flax woven bag) will go with any resort outfit. Don't buy a Chinese fake, get a real one from New Zealand.

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Backpack with half fine weave and koru design made by me.

Backpack with half fine weave and koru design made by me.

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FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good representative of one of the most fundamental creative acts by human beings, taking raw materials from nature and processing them into useful articles of beauty. It requires no machinery, only a blade of some type and a good pair of hands. Maori mainly used the edge of a mussel shell, I find it easier to use an old table knife with bone handle and shortened blade…

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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 […]

KETE WHAKAIRO - PATTERNED BASKETS

KETE WHAKAIRO – PATTERNED BASKETS

x Kete Whakairo are hand-woven baskets decorated with geometric patterns. Kete presented on this page are designed to be used as hand or shoulder bags with sturdy handles made from 4-ply Whi…

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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 […]

Flax Weaving - Kete whakairo More

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 […]

An exploration on variations that can be found on a simple two corner kete Harakeke, Korari (Flower) pod and copper Hara...

Two Corner Kete

An ongoing schematic exploration of 'two corner kete' Approximate Dimensions 155 L x 85 W x 70 D mm Harakeke, quartz, bead & copper (2019) Harakeke, quartz, bead & copper (2019) Detail Harakeke and muka Harakeke and muka Harakeke, muka and found feather Harakeke, kuruwaka (pod) and riverstone (detail) - 2017 Harakeke, kuruwaka (pod) & riverstone (2017) Harakeke, kuruwaka (pod), copper & riverstone (2017) Harakeke and Copper Harakeke, quartz, bead & copper (2015) Detail Harakeke, peacock…