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KURA WELCOMES ROBIN HILL – KOROWAI WEAVER – Kura Gallery: Maori and New Zealand Art + Design.
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.
Bridal Handwoven Contemporary Kākahu
Handwoven Feather and Cord, with Piupiu fall. Inspired by Maori Korowai and Piupiu Approximately 110-120cm wide, 100cm long This item must be ordered. Allow 4 weeks for weaving process and delivery.
De Young Gets Māori Cloak Made on Site From Flax in Golden Gate Park
Cultural institutions in San Francisco continually search for new acquisitions. Alexis Coe brings you the most important, often wondrous, sometimes bizarre, and occasionally downright vexing finds each week.
Pheasant and jute 2015 otago museum 2015 wedding 2014 matariki 2014 2014 Ella's korowai March 2013 Papakura South School Korowai Nov 2012 Nikau - made from a melanistic pheasant 2012 Fluffy Pheasant feather Child-sized korowai given to Taieri Beach School 2010 2008 Short Cape of black chook and guinea fowl feathers skirt and cape with feathers and paua shell Two bags and sampler with pheasant and Pukeko feathers Guinea Fowl sampler Paradise Duck sampler Swan sampler Pheasant feather Sampler…
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 […]
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…
Prince Harry enjoys sixth day of his visit to New Zealand
The feel-good factor continued for Prince Harry on the sixth day of his visit to New Zealand as he met local dignitaries in the river city of Whanganui on Thursday.