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School Holiday Crafts — Harakeke Weaving

Date: Tuesday 7 July 2020, 10am to 12pm
Cost: Free. Bookings required for Pūkana tour.
Contact details: bookings@hetohu.nz
Part of the Pūkana series

Book the tamariki in to be inspired by a family-friendly tour of the exhibition ‘Pūkana: moments in Māori performance’ at 10am, followed by a drop in weaving session with Lisa Ramanui.

Pūkana whānau tour

The day will start with a tour of the exhibition ‘Pūkana: moments in Maori performance’ at 10am. An incredible opportunity to see an exhibition celebrating Māori performance and performers across time and genres. The duration of the tour will be 20 minutes.

Tour fully booked

The whānau friendly Pūkana tour is now fully booked.

We have other school holiday tour times available. If you are interested in a tour during the school holidays email us bookings@hetohu.nz.

Feel free to join us for harakeke weaving, we look forward to seeing you then!

Weaving your own putiputi

Come along and celebrate Matariki by learning raranga (weaving) with harakeke (flax). Join this fun, hands on session where you will be guided by experienced weaver, Lisa Ramanui (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Maniapoto). During this session you will learn the steps for making a putiputi (flower).

Tamariki of all ages are welcome but must have a supervising adult.

Bookings are required for the tour so email your details to bookings@hetohu.nz.

  • 10.00 to 10.20 for Pūkana whānau tour
  • 10.30 to 12.00 drop in for weaving your own putiputi.
Adult and child's hands working onweaving a putiputi.
Harakeke weaving. Image Zoe Roland.