Harakeke/Flax

Harakeke/Flax Basket - idea for Wahakura decoration?

Wahakura  Babies need a protected space to sleep during their critical first months

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.

Jamahl Collins in Dunedin, yesterday with son Te Apanui Ryder-Uiti 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 - baby bassinets made from New Zealand flax - have been credited with reducing SUDI deaths by 30 percent.

Wahakura completed at noho

Wahakura completed at noho

Just laid the papa for my wahakura

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).

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

Laying the oapa

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