From rugged rain capes to garments of great prestige, learn all about kākahu (Māori cloaks).
Te Papa houses the world’s largest collection of kākāhu – more than 300 in total, both customary and contemporary.
The resource includes:
information about the origins and importance of weaving and kākahu
video of weavers and researchers talking about these taonga
images of kākahu in vivid detail.