RARANGA FOR BEGINNERS (MĀORI WEAVING)

A beginners class teaching you the basic techniques of traditional Māori art form of Mahi Raranga (flax weaving) This covers basic fundamental in Tikanga, history and mahi raranga processes with harakeke. Harvesting harakeke and treatments consisting of hapene, boiling/dyeing to prepare the harakeke for basic awesome projects including putiputi, (flowers) kono (small containers) bracelets, decorations, waikawa (large container).

Five evening classes and 1 x 6 hour workshop to be held within the first Saturday of course commencement.  This will depend on class discussion for attendance suitability and weather permitting. Attendance at the Saturday workshop is compulsory in order to attend further classes.  Class is held in a relaxed and open environment. Please bring an old bath towel and scissors for your first class.

Testimonials:

  • Fabulous teacher very enjoyable learning experience - November 2023
  • Invaluable lessons, wonderful - June 2024
  • I loved the course. Annie does a great job, and i love the respect she has for her craft, and for tikanga Maori - June 2024

Please note: All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know by email - please check your emails, including your spam folder, regularly. Courses are usually cancelled, when necessary, 1-2 working days prior to the scheduled start date. Please ensure you are aware of our terms and conditions before completing your enrolment.

Tuesday, 30th July 2024 - RARAN243

Time:
06:50pm to 08:50pm
Schedule:
6 sessions, Five Tue 6:50 p.m. - 8:50 p.m. / One Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Price:
$120.00 incl. gst
Enrol online discount: $115.00 incl. gst
Non-NZ Residents (3): $240.00 incl. gst
Sessions:
6 Session(s)

Tuesday, 15th October 2024 - RARAN244

Time:
06:50pm to 08:50pm
Schedule:
6 sessions, Five Tue 6:50 p.m. - 8:50 p.m. / One Sat 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Price:
$120.00 incl. gst
Enrol online discount: $115.00 incl. gst
Non-NZ Residents (3): $240.00 incl. gst
Sessions:
6 Session(s)