Aroha Mitchell and Donna Campbell - Kirikiriroa harakeke weaving

Aroha Mitchell and Donna Campbell - Kirikiriroa harakeke weaving

Sonny Hau Harakeke Waeve maori art kura gallery auckland wellington new zealand wall hanging

Sonny Hau Harakeke Waeve maori art kura gallery auckland wellington new zealand wall hanging

Jill Fleming

Jill Fleming is a Weaver (Fibre artist) who is passionate about textiles and fibre arts, and has worked in many aspects of both mediums.

Jill Fleming

Jill Fleming is a Weaver (Fibre artist) who is passionate about textiles and fibre arts, and has worked in many aspects of both mediums.

Whāriki are woven mats from natural fibre such as Harakeke (Phormium species) or Kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Traditionally, Whāriki were used as floor mats, ceremonial mats, for wall decoration...

WHĀRIKI – DECORATIVE WALL HANGINGS

Whāriki are woven mats from natural fibre such as Harakeke (Phormium species) or Kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Traditionally, Whāriki were used as floor mats, ceremonial mats, for wall decoration.

Te Arawa mat weavers, late 1890s

A collection of intricate and beautiful floor mats woven for Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, are seen in this photo from about In front are some of the Te Arawa women who wove the mats.

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