Weekly Korowai Workshop

Maori cloak weaving with Sarah Galvin

Date: May 2 – Jul 4Space: Mezzanine

Join expert tutor Sarah Galvin and learn the cultural craft of Maori cloak weaving, creating your own feathered and woven Korowai over several weekly sessions. You will have fun, gain new skills and make new friends in a relaxed atmosphere at the CAN.

Suitable for everyone! Beginners or experienced students.

When: Every Wednesday morning; 10.30am – 12.30pm, starting 2 May 2018

Cost: $20 a week, or $190 for 10 weeks

To Book: Bookings are essential! Email or call the CAN
on 06 835 9448

Coffee and tea are available for a gold coin.

Says Sarah:
“I am inspired to take you on a journey to experience what it may feel like to have a Korowai in your presence. A touch of our New Zealand Heritage, the Korowai is a unique part of our heritage, that was worn by leaders, those that stood at the head of our tribes, and those that had a powerful status…

Feel the therapeutic process that you go through from preparing your materials to working them…from the beginning to the finished product.

My inspiration comes from my mother in law who has since past. Over the years she made many Korowai, a few years ago I asked if she could teach me. She said I’ll show you once! She did and I got it!! We started a Korowai class in Rotorua and it still runs today.”

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