Mahi Raranga (Flax Weaving)

Tutor: Whaea Edith.
Cost: $10 per class, bring something to drink and eat to share.
Contact: Sophronia Smith - 0275430203

This class offers students the opportunity to start learning about raranga (weaving with flax). You will learn history & Wairarapa tikanga (protocols) regarding mahi raranga & responsibilities related to being kaitiaki (guardian) of harakeke & pā harakeke (flax & flax bushes). This knowledge underpins the fundamental basic techniques of raranga that you will learn throughout the duration of the year.

Level of this class: Beginners
Open to Men and Women.

12 students maximum.
This will cover resources including dyes, handouts, etc
Please bring something to eat and drink to share.

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