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Make Your Own Shopping Bag Out of Harakeke - NZ Flax


Fri 21 Sep 2018, 10:00am–2:00pm

Where: Hawera & District War Memorial Community Hall, 111-115 Albion Street, Hawera, South Taranaki

Restrictions: PG

Ticket Information:

  • Harakeke bag workshop ticket: $35.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Come and make your own shopping bag out of Harakeke - NZ Flax -The sustainable and reusable local alternative to plastic bags.

We start our Raranga - Weaving workshop with a karakia - prayer and a waiata - song, then we learn about the tikanga - correct way to harvest and prepare the harakeke for weaving. You will prepare your own harakeke and weave your kete waikawa to give to someone or to keep for yourself.

Limited numbers, bookings required.

Part of Conservation Week 2018 -