AKU MAHI WHATU MAORI / MY ART OF MĀORI WEAVING

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The traditional materials and methods used in Māori weaving. Rangimarie Hetet and her daughter, Rangituatahi Te Kanawa, of Ngāti Maniapoto, talk to Tilly Reedy and demonstrate their skills as they gather and prepare harakeke for work on piupiu, korowai and tāniko border. Other women are instructed in the weaver's craft. Rangimarie and Rangituatahi discuss the innovations and changes which have influenced their art.

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Year 1978

Reference number F15003

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:30:14

Production company Pacific Films

Taonga Māori Collection Yes

Credits Director: Barry Barclay (Ngāti Apa)
Producer: John O'Shea
Photography: Rory O'Shea
Assisted: Michael Hardcastle
Sound: Craig McLeod
Sound: John Van Der Reyden
Sound: Don Reynolds
Production Manager: Craig Walters
Graphics: Gaylene Preston
Editor: Dell King