Story: Ngāti Maniapoto

Rangimārie Hetet

Dame Rangimārie Hetet was an expert weaver who passed on her skills to numerous women in New Zealand, including her daughter, Diggeress Te Kanawa, herself a well-known weaver. Rangimārie Hetet continued to practise her craft until her death at the age of 103. She is shown at work in this video clip of 1986.

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Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, 'Ngāti Maniapoto - Ngāti Maniapoto today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Tūhuatahi Tui Adams and Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017