Matariki Makers Workshop: Te Muriwai weavers

Come and watch Te Muriwai Weavers from Tūranganui-a-Kiwa as they demonstrate raranga

  rarangaweavingMāori | Noun
. Learn about the artform’s significance from creating food gathering vessels to the adornment of a whare

  wharehouseMāori | Noun
.

  • When | Āhea Sat 10 Jul 2021, 11.00am–2.00pm
    Sun 11 Jul 2021, 10.30am–12.00pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Te Marae and Te-Hau-ki-Tūranga, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free event

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.

A selection of woven objects on a table

Caption

Celebrating makers: Māori and Pacific art - Toi Tuku Iho, 2021. Photo by Te Papa Public Programmes. Te Papa (167031)