WEAVING - CONTEMPORARY KOROWAI AND TAANIKO

  • Start Date: Thursday 24th Oct, 2019.
  • End Date: Thursday 12th Dec, 2019.
  • Time: 6.00-9.00pm.
  • 8 Weeks.
  • 3 hours per week.
  • Course Fee: $110.00.

 ENROL NOW FOR TERM 4

 Introduction to Korowai Raranga with Richard Smith

 Learn basic traditional weaving methods to create a small korowai or kakahu. In this class you will learn to connect with your artist spirit using weaving methods used in Maori culture.

Suitable for all levels.

Content:
- Introduction to a traditional raranga practices, using contemporary materials

- Basic protocol and cultural considerations for the practice of Korowai Raranga
- Weaving techniques used for a Korowai Kakahu, or Kakahu hurihuri

Objectives:
Introduce basic protocols and practical techniques of Korowai Raranga.

Outcomes:
- Gain an understanding of basic, protocols and practices involved in Korowai Raranga
-Connect with your Tupuna as you are inspired to create a beautiful whānau toanga.
- To be motivated to create a full-size Korowai/Kakahu that your whānau will treasure for many generations to come.

  • Come and laugh and enjoy yourself as you meet with likeminded people.

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This course is supported by the TEC (Tertiary Education Commission) to assist with literacy and numeracy needs of students. You must attend 80% of the class. At the same time we hope you will learn other useful and interesting skills and have a lot of fun learning with us.