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Ngāti Ngāraranui saving the art of traditional raranga and whatu
Few people do traditional weaving these days and Te Arawa weaving expert Donna Waiariki is determined to teach aspects of traditional weaving and pass it on before it is lost.
Using traditional uwhi to kill weeds; help plants regenerate
The use of uwhi mats has seen matauranga Māori and science collaborating to help the restoration of freshwater native species of kaimoana since its inception last year by Te Arawa Lakes Trust Biodi
Inspired by kapa haka to become a weaving practitioner- Nathan Wharton
Nathan Wharton of Ngāpuhi and Te Arawa is a celebrated weaving practitioner, who credits his artistry to his ancestry, his upbringing and his love for kapa haka.
Hetet School of Māori Art: Great-granddaughters of master weaver upholding her legacy
The Hetet School of Māori Arts was established to keep the legacy of master weaver Dame Rangimārie Hetet alive.
Ōrākei Marae hosts special wānanga connecting tauiwi to Māori culture
The wānanga, led by volunteers from a group named Honoa, also focused on weaving connections from diverse communities across Aotearoa.
Wāhine learn stories and ways of tūpuna at wānanga in Ihumātao
The NUKU Live 2.0 wānanga at Makaurau marae in Ihumātao helped wāhine learn the ways of tūpuna to move ahead in their own lives.
Weaver makes kono to strengthen spirit during lockdown
For weaver and artist Veranoa Hetet, weaving a nest of kono over the 33 days of lockdown was a way to help connect to her loved ones. This would also help to cope with the difficulties of isolation.
Māori artists initiate conversation through creative protest
The 'NATIVE VOICES: Ko Au, Ko Mātau' exhibition at Tairawhiti museum is providing a platform for indigenous dialogue through art, responding to and challenging the commemoration of the arrival of Captain Cook.
Māori weaver to showcase korowai in London Pacific Fashion Week (Gallery)
Māori artist, Dorothy Stowers is set to feature her contemporary korowai at the 2019 London Pacific Fashion Week next month.