Story: Te raranga me te whatu

Weaving with pegs

Weaving with pegs

A woman weaves a cloak, with the work strung between two turuturu (pegs). On the wall behind her hangs a completed piupiu (unwoven flax skirt). 

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Kahutoi Te Kanawa, 'Te raranga me te whatu - Kākahu – woven cloaks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 March 2023)

Story by Kahutoi Te Kanawa, published 22 Oct 2014