Become confident to gather harakeke - NZ flax correctly in a way that protects and nurtures the plant.
Learn what to do with the flax leaves once you've cut them all - including how to make whenu - weaving strips.
Learn how to soften the whenu for raranga - flax weaving - to ensure you the strips are easily woven.
Much-loved teacher, Veranoa Hetet learned to weave and to teach alongside her mother, renowned Māori weaver, the late, Erenora Puketapu-Hetet.
Build a strong foundation for Māori weaving, step-by-step, as Veranoa guides you through the first three steps of 'The Matrix' - a specific series of lessons that she and her mother Erenora developed over decades of teaching weaving.