Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving Introductory Two Day Workshop in Nelson and in the glorious scenic location of Inangahua tutored by Yvonne Hammond

  • Multiple sessions available from 25 Mar 2023 to 3 Sep 2023

NZ Flax - Harakeke 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 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 honored 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.

For workshops held in Inangahua - accommodation options please inquire here

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Tickets

Two Day Workshop - Nelson

Ticket typePriceQuantity

Two Day Workshop - Nelson

$230.00

Nelson Workshop. This workshop includes Tikanaga, (the Māori 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.

$230.00

Two Day Workshop

Nelson Workshop. This workshop includes Tikanaga, (the Māori 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.

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