Wahakura Babies need a protected space to sleep during their critical first months
Jamahl Collins in Dunedin, yesterday with son Te Apanui Ryder-Uiti (9 weeks) in a traditional wahakura, woven by Roka Ngarimu-Cameron. Photo by Jane Dawber.
Wahakura - baby bassinets made from New Zealand flax - have been credited with reducing SUDI deaths by 30 percent. Photo / Whanau Ora Services
Wahakura completed at noho
Just laid the papa for my wahakura
I want my future tamariki to have one of these!!!! Ngāi Tahu has announced it will provide each iwi newborn with a pēpi pack, including a wahakura (woven bassinet).
Laying the oapa