March, 2019

2019Sat16Mar10:00 am12:00 pmHarakeke - From Harvest to Basket10:00 am - 12:00 pm Pa Harakeke, Smythe Road Cycle Way, Henderson, AucklandType:Culture,Environmental,FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:Children (5 to 10 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Harakeke - From Harvest To Basket


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Pa Harakeke

Smythe Road Cycle Way, Henderson, Auckland

Event Details

Come and learn about Māori tikanga (practices) that apply to harakeke (NZ flax) harvesting.

Learn more about different harakeke varieties, how to harvest correctly and care for the plant. There will also be an opportunity to weave a simple basket using the harvested harakeke and to join the monthly weaving group.

FREE, but bookings are required: 

Brought to you by Corban’s Weaving Circle.




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