Multiple sessions available from Thu 23 Jan 2020 to Sun 9 Feb 2020

The Earth Hub Nelson, 235 Haven Road, Nelson, New ZealandView map

The Greenest Shopping Basket - ever!Working with Harakeke - NZ FlaxHarakeke - Kono Baskets great for storageYvonne demonstrating Harakeke -  NZ Flax Weaving

NZ Flax - Harakeke is a great natural resource being the most enduring of  all New Zealand native plants.

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

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).

Whatever your weaving experience, this workshop will further your weaving skills.  For intermediate weavers we will add to your skill base to develop your weaving to the next level.

Day One is an Introduction to Harakeke- NZ Flax which is great for beginners or to refresh your harakeke weaving skills.
Day Two will build on your skills to create the larger Kono Food Basket

There is the option to attend for either one day or two depending on your skills.

One or Two Day Workshop option

Thu 23 Jan 2020 (10:00 AM) - Fri 24 Jan 2020 (4:00 PM) Add to calendar

Ticket typePriceQuantity
One Day Workshop optionAttend either Thursday or Friday workshop. Day one for beginners or to refresh your skills. Day two if you have Harakeke weaving skills you wish to build on to create the larger bag.$120.00
Two Day Workshop$230.00

One or Two Day Workshop option

Sat 8 Feb 2020 (10:00 AM) - Sun 9 Feb 2020 (4:00 PM) Add to calendar

Saturday 8th and/or Sunday 9th February 2020

Ticket typePriceQuantity
One Day OptionAttend either Saturday or Sunday. Day one for beginners or to refresh your skills. Day two if you have Harakeke weaving skills you wish to build on to create the larger bag.$120.00
Two Day Workshop$230.00

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