Harakeke (NZ Flax) is the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants, a natural resource and easily accessible.

From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the skills of weaving with Harakeke (NZ Flax).

This workshop will include the techniques of weaving and plaiting along with being taught the cultural customs of working within the sustainable practices of tikanga and the values toi raranga (the protocols of flax cutting and handling which surrounds this time-honoured craft).

During this two day Introduction to Harakeke (NZ Flax) Weaving workshop, you will create puti puti flowers, a two corner magic basket and the larger kono four cornered food basket in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. Over time your harakeke weaving will take on a glorious golden hue.

Dates Available:

Sagar Rd | Matiri Valley (near Murchison):

Saturday 24 August 2024 (10:00am) to Sunday 25 August 2024 (16:00pm)

 

Motueka:

Saturday 30 November 2024 (10:00am) to Sunday 01 December 2024 (16:00pm)

 

Location TBC - Inangahua/Motueka or Sagar Rd:

Saturday 19 October 2024 (10:00am) to Sunday 20 October 2024 (16:00pm)

 

Saturday 01 February 2025 (10:00am) to Sunday 02 February 2025 (16:00pm)

 

Saturday 29 March 2025 (10:00am) to Sunday 30 March 2025 (16:00pm)

This workshop includes Tikanga, the MńĀori practices and protocols of weaving Harakeke.

Bring your lunch (coffee and tea supplied), and $10 small materials charge paid directly to the tutor at the commencement of the workshop.

Harakeke (NZ Flax) Weaving Workshop - Beginner Journey

Regular price $340.00
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Tutor: Evey Weavey / Yvonne Hammond

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Level: Beginner

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Date: Multiple Sessions Available | 2 Day Workshop

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Location: Multiple Locations Available (Inangahua/Motueka or Matiri Valley)

If this workshop is full or the dates offered don't suit, feel free to contact us!

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If you are purchasing more than one ticket, all attendees are subject to the agreements and photography consent selected by the ticket purchaser.

Harakeke (NZ Flax) is the most enduring of all New Zealand native plants, a natural resource and easily accessible.

From plant to product, in this workshop you will learn the skills of weaving with Harakeke (NZ Flax).

This workshop will include the techniques of weaving and plaiting along with being taught the cultural customs of working within the sustainable practices of tikanga and the values toi raranga (the protocols of flax cutting and handling which surrounds this time-honoured craft).

During this two day Introduction to Harakeke (NZ Flax) Weaving workshop, you will create puti puti flowers, a two corner magic basket and the larger kono four cornered food basket in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. Over time your harakeke weaving will take on a glorious golden hue.

Dates Available:

Sagar Rd | Matiri Valley (near Murchison):

Saturday 24 August 2024 (10:00am) to Sunday 25 August 2024 (16:00pm)

 

Motueka:

Saturday 30 November 2024 (10:00am) to Sunday 01 December 2024 (16:00pm)

 

Location TBC - Inangahua/Motueka or Sagar Rd:

Saturday 19 October 2024 (10:00am) to Sunday 20 October 2024 (16:00pm)

 

Saturday 01 February 2025 (10:00am) to Sunday 02 February 2025 (16:00pm)

 

Saturday 29 March 2025 (10:00am) to Sunday 30 March 2025 (16:00pm)

This workshop includes Tikanga, the MńĀori practices and protocols of weaving Harakeke.

Bring your lunch (coffee and tea supplied), and $10 small materials charge paid directly to the tutor at the commencement of the workshop.