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Camp Quality weaving workshop

23 February 2015

In January this year I tutored two flax weaving workshops at Camp Quality, which is a summer camp for children living with cancer. Weaving wristbands seemed like the ideal choice as these are acceptable to both boys and girls and they don’t take too long to weave. To prepare for

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Flax weaving on a marae

5 November 2012

This eye-catching pattern belongs to a well-worn basket (kete whakairo) that a participant brought along to a two-day weaving workshop at Waikawa marae (raranga wananga noho marae) which I was invited to tutor at recently. I searched for and found the pattern in Mick Pendergrast’s

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Weaving in Norfolk Island

22 September 2010

Receiving a text message at 4:15 am in Norfolk Island from my eldest son in Christchurch saying “massive earthquake” was the shocking start to my last day on the island( though fortunately, my home was undamaged.) I had just spent a week tutoring a series of flax weaving workshops

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