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Updated Version (2016)
The most recent version of the much-loved weaving text by 'Māori Weaving with Erenora Puketapu-Hetet'.
This book was one of the few books about Māori weaving by a Māori weaver when Erenora wrote it in the 1990s.
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"Weaving is more than just a product of manual skills.
From the simple rourou, food basket, to the prestigious kahu kiwi -
weaving is endowed with the very essence of the spiritual values of Māori people."
- Erenora Puketapu-Hetet
Tangata whenuatanga: Reflections on how place-based education approaches may assist kaiako enhance Tiriti/Treaty relationships in local communities
By Dr Richard Manning, James Manning, Te Rira Puketapu, Huia Puketapu and Lillian Hetet-Owen
In this essay, Dr Richard Manning brings together kōrero and insights from his relationships and dialogue with members of the Puketapu whānau from Waiwhetu. In particular, the essay focuses on his friendship with Erenora Puketapu-Hetet and the life-altering impact it had on himself and his family