Story: Te raranga me te whatu

Kaitaka aronui (2nd of 4)

This kaitaka aronui (cloak with tāniko border) is made from muka (flax fibre) dyed with traditional colours, and is also decorated with coloured wool. 

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How to cite this page:

Kahutoi Te Kanawa, 'Te raranga me te whatu - Kākahu – woven cloaks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/43479/kaitaka-aronui (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Kahutoi Te Kanawa, published 22 Oct 2014