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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, passi
Robin Weaves Korowai
Sorry I haven't posted for a few months. I've been busy with a death in the family. But now I've started weaving again. Yesterday a few of my weaving pals and I delivered quite a few angel korowai to the hospital. It was interesting hearing how they are used and the other options available to families dealing with little people's deaths. There are other groups like embroiderers making wee garments etc. I hope we all help at a very sad time in people's lives. But now I have started a new…
Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in 2012. It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in 2006.
Introducing Maori Lifestyles
This blog provides a visual-verbal snapshot of Maori culture and contemporary Maori lifestyles in modern New Zealand. It presents my own experiences and observations of Maori culture and is not intended in anyway to be the definitive view on all things Maori, but rather an introduction for those who want to know more about Maori culture and its place in everyday bicultural New Zealand.
How to make a simple NZ Flax (Phormium Tenax) purse
This is a tutorial on how to make a simple purse - it's perhaps not as easy to see as I intended but it's only meant to be a refresher for people who may hav...
Baby or Child Maori Korowai Cloak from ShopNZ.com
This beautiful handmade Maori Feather Korowai Cloak , or kahu huruhuru, is made for a baby or child. It can also be used as a wallhanging. Dimensions of this korowai are approximately 63cm x 64cm (24 3/4" x 25"). The cloak is sewn on a sewing machine, making it affordable. Wonderful to wear at a christening, special function, or birthday, or to present as a corporate gift, or to keep as a unique and beautiful piece of Maori art. Would also be wonderful as a graduation…
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