These are the whaariki (mats) that some of our whanau made, which we use at our marae for special occasions - made from harakeke (flax)

These are the whaariki (mats) that some of our whanau made, which we use at our marae for special occasions - made from harakeke (flax)

Whāriki are woven mats from natural fibre such as Harakeke (Phormium species) or Kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Traditionally, Whāriki were used as floor mats, ceremonial mats, for wall decoration...

WHĀRIKI – DECORATIVE WALL HANGINGS

Whāriki are woven mats from natural fibre such as Harakeke (Phormium species) or Kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Traditionally, Whāriki were used as floor mats, ceremonial mats, for wall decoration...

Alixene Curtis - whaariki in progress

Alixene Curtis - whaariki in progress

Harakeke whariki woven by Biddy Konui #Otūkou #NgātiTūwharetoa

Harakeke whariki woven by Biddy Konui #Otūkou #NgātiTūwharetoa

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