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Raranga - Weaving Class | Term Four, 2018

Introduction to raranga. Learn basic traditional weaving methods to create a bouquet of flowers and basket with harakeke (flax). In this class you will learn a brief history of sustainable harvesting methods used in Maori culture.
Suitable for all levels.

Content

* Introduction to traditional raranga practices and sustainable harvesting of harakeke
* Basic protocol and cultural considerations for the practice of raranga
* Weaving techniques used for creating flowers and introductory basket making

Objectives

Introduce basic protocols and practical techniques of raranga.

Outcomes

* Gain an understanding of the history, protocols and practices involved in raranga
* Learn sustainable harvesting processes
* Learn weaving techniques, resulting in the completion of a bouquet of flowers and a small basket

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Class Type: Weekend Class
Tutor: Kody Loretz
  • 1st, 2nd December 2018
  • 10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Materials cost: 0.00
    Casual Students: $75 per day + materials
  • MM1
  • 12 (Max number of students)
Required Materials:
* A pair of sharp scissors
* Craft knife
* 4 pegs