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NZ Flax Weaving - Harakeke Workshops

  • Earth Hub 235 Haven Road Nelson, Nelson, 7010 New Zealand (map)

NZ Flax - Harakeke is the most enduring of New Zealand native plants.

From plant to product, in this workshop learn the skill 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).

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 basket,  you will leave with a fully functioning shopping bag.

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

Book here:

Later Event: September 18
Friends of the Maitai Meeting