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Try flax weaving with our Raranga Basics online course 


Ideal for absolute beginners, who want to have a go, learn some basic skills and weave a few simple items

Kono woven by HSOMA student, Dara Barton

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Weave Kete with our Māori Basketry course

Build the essential skills and knowledge for Raranga then move on to weaving a range of different Kete.


Kete woven by HSOMA student, Dara Barton

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Advance to Kete Whakairo and beyond in The Kete Club

Have more fun with your weaving by adding patterns and colours to your Kete plus other fun projects!


Kete Whakairo by HSOMA student, Soraya McConachy

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Get the basics in our Weave Whaariki course

We are excited to soon release this course led by Wikitoria Randall.


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Whaariki by Wikitoria Randall

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Discover the joy of taaniko - in our Taaniko Basics course

This traditional finger-weaving technique is totally addictive! and ideal for absolute beginners

 

 

Taaniko by HSOMA student, Dara Barton 

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Weave traditional Kākahu in our Weave Korowai Programme

Make your dreams a reality - this online programme is focused on giving you the traditional values, skills, knowledge and understanding to weave a full-sized korowai from muka.

Korowai, Piupiu, Kaitaka by HSOMA Kaiako, Veranoa Hetet

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