Join Te Muriwai Weavers as they demonstrate how to weave kono; they will showcase thier skills in raranga
rarangaweavingMāori | Noun and discuss the purpose of whāriki tūpāpaku whāriki tūpāpakufuneral matsMāori | Noun; and they will weave and explain the taura at the entrance to Te Hau ki Tūranga the whare whakairo
whare whakairocarved meeting houseMāori | Noun belonging to Ko Rongowhakaata iwi on Level 4.
Te Muriwai weavers
Te Muriwai Weavers was founded in 2017 and consists predominantly of Ngai Tāmanuhiri affiliated whānau
whānaufamiliesMāori | Noun.
They meet monthly under the skilled tutelage of renowned tāmanuhiri kairaranga tāmanuhiri kairarangaiwi weaversMāori | Noun Wi Pohatu and Drina Hawea to learn and grow the art of raranga in the Tūranganui-a-Kiwa region.
Celebrating makers: Māori and Pacific art - Toi Tuku Iho, 2021. Photo by Te Papa Public Programmes. Te Papa (167031)
Centre your wairua (spirit): Oro Atua music performance and rongoā tī (herbal tea)
Centre your wairua (spirit) for the year. Enjoy the spiritual sounds of taonga pūoro (Māori musical instruments) by Jerome Kavanagh and special blends of rongoā tī (herbal tea). Immerse yourself in an evening of hauora (wellbeing).
Take part in our first-ever Seed Swap Day – bring along seeds and your mātauranga (knowledge). A fun-filled whānau (family) day of māra (garden) based workshops and panel discussions on kaupapa (topics) of food security, hauora (wellbeing) and much more.