A great blog with plenty of basic weaving information and techniques using harakeke (flax)

A great blog with plenty of basic weaving information and techniques using harakeke (flax)

Māori liken the flax plant to a family, with the central shoot (rito) representing the baby. The leaves protecting the rito are called the parents (awhi rito or mātua). Only the leaves on the outside of the plant, the grandparents (tūpuna), can be cut, or else the plant will be weakened.

Māori liken the flax plant to a family, with the central shoot (rito) representing the baby. The leaves protecting the rito are called the parents (awhi rito or mātua). Only the leaves on the outside of the plant, the grandparents (tūpuna), can be cut, or else the plant will be weakened.

Koru, Icon of New Zealand. 'Koru' is the Maori word for the new unfurling fern frond.

Koru, Icon of New Zealand. 'Koru' is the Maori word for the new unfurling fern frond.

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Matariki - the Māori New Year | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Matariki - the Māori New Year | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Some ECE basic Maori Phrases to use while in centers or with children to help with increasing billingual speaking and enhancing childhood development

Some ECE basic Maori Phrases to use while in centers or with children to help with increasing billingual speaking and enhancing childhood development

LED Glow Poi - make your own #reuse #upcycle #lighting #photography

LED Glow Poi - Make Your Own

LED Glow Poi - make your own #reuse #upcycle #lighting #photography

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