Story: Te Arawa

Weaver (2nd of 3)


A woman demonstrates weaving at the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. The main material used by weavers is flax (harakeke), and the feathers of various birds are also incorporated in woven items.

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Paul Tapsell, 'Te Arawa - Economic and social change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Paul Tapsell, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017