Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in 2012. It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in 2006.
Topic: Kaitaka style of cloak | Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Kaitaka are the fine flax cloaks of chiefs, made from top-quality muka (flax fibre) and bordered with tāniko (geometric patterning). Woven into them is a story of great artistry and innovation.