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Discover The Joy!  

Be weaving Taaniko within days and have creative fun at your fingertips  

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Traditional Technique

Creative Calm 

Finger Weaving Fun!

With our Taaniko Basics online course you'll

  • Learn everything you need to know to weave Taaniko

  • Prepare to Weave Korowai  (if that is your dream)

  • Acquire a new art skill that you can really get creative with

  • Combat boredom by filling any idle moment with artistic fun!

  • Have a mindful carry-with-you activity to do when stressed

 Dara Barton shares her Taaniko journey

 

Taaniko beginnings 

Making progress...

First sampler

Experiments with colour

Photography courtesy of Soraya McConachy

Getting Started with Taaniko

is as easy as 1, 2, 3

 

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What you get in the Taaniko Basics online course

  • Expert tuition with Māori weaver and renowned teacher, Veranoa Hetet

  • 24/7 access to your online studio

  • 12 step-by-step video lessons you can replay until you 'get it'

  • Three traditional sampler patterns

  • Instructions so you can design your own patterns

  • Private members only area so you can share the joy with other weavers

Taaniko Basics Online Course

Pay What You Can

Single Payment - 12 Months Access

  • Expert tuition with Māori weaver and renowned teacher, Veranoa Hetet
  • 24/7 access to your online studio
  • 12 step-by-step video lessons you can replay until you 'get it'
  • Three traditional sampler patterns
  • Instructions so you can design your own patterns
  • Information about Taaniko materials

    PLUS
  • Private members only area

Select what you want to pay from the options below

(The regular course fee is $299)

 

Join today for $299 NZD


Join today for $249 NZD


Join today for $199 NZD


Join today for $149 NZD


Join today for $99 NZD

Leta Goodman Jones

Native Weaver, USA

" I love that Taaniko is so portable I can do it in the car.

I love Taaniko!

Veranoa said it was addicting and it is. Her video’s were very precise and easy to follow so to me it was easy to learn. And absolutely I would recommend the Taaniko course to anyone and everyone!”

Be Weaving Taaniko Within Days

Join Taaniko Basics Today!

The Taaniko Basics online course is for you if

  • You've never woven before, or

  • You're a weaver, embroiderer, knitter or crafter

  • You like the idea of online lessons that fit in with all that you've got going on in your life

  • You want to learn thoroughly, without missing steps so that you can feel assured and confident about what you're weaving

  • You want to learn with a recognised teacher whose gentle approach will make you feel calm and confident

  • You want the skills and know-how to be able to weave beautiful and useful gift items

About Your Teacher

Veranoa Hetet is a nationally recognised Māori weaver, visual artist, and much-loved weaving teacher with more than 35 years experience teaching traditional Māori weaving in person and six years teaching online.

Veranoa is descended from a long line of renowned weavers in the Hetet family including: her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet, her great-grandmother Rangimarie Hetet, her great-great-grandmother Te Rongopamamao; and her great-aunt Diggeress Te Kanawa. 

If you ask Veranoa what her life is, she'll tell you: "I weave, I breathe!"

Veranoa looks forward to sharing her love of Māori weaving with you and especially the joy of Taaniko!

Taaniko on Korowai woven by Rangimarie Hetet

Taaniko Basics Online Course

Pay What You Can

Single Payment - 12 Months Access

  • Expert tuition with Māori weaver and renowned teacher, Veranoa Hetet
  • 24/7 access to your online studio
  • 12 step-by-step video lessons you can replay until you 'get it'
  • Three traditional sampler patterns
  • Instructions so you can design your own patterns
  • Information about Taaniko materials

    PLUS
  • Private members only area

Select what you want to pay from the options below

(The regular course fee is $299)

 

Join today for $299 NZD


Join today for $249 NZD


Join today for $199 NZD


Join today for $149 NZD


Join today for $99 NZD