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Tacoma and Olympia's entertainment newsweekly giving you the best food, arts, culture and more. Find the coolest events and venues; the best restaurants; the best local artists; search the latest movie times; find the best happy hour spots; and connect with other local people in our community. And that's just on your first time through the site., First Americans, I hate it when people say "I don't know much about art, but I know what I like." Invariably that statement is followed by some…
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Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.
Te Puia (The Crafts), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand - Travel To Eat
Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand
Te raranga me te whatu
New Zealand’s climate prevented the Polynesian ancestors of Māori from growing their usual plants for making fabric. Instead they developed a rich culture of weaving, largely based on flax. They produced beautiful objects ranging from the practical (food baskets and floor mats) to the ...