62 days ago

Fabulous week of free workshops at Pukaha coming up.

Pixie from Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

To honour Waitangi Day Pūkaha are running a series of free, fun workshops (wānanga) where you can learn how to harvest and weave harakeke (flax).
Workshops run Mon 3 Feb - 7 Feb (including Waitangi Day).
Morning wānanga: 10.30am -12.30pm Afternoon wānanga 1.00pm - 3.00pm
The first hour includes a hikoi to Pūkaha's wetlands to learn about harakeke tikanga and sustainable harvesting, followed by hands-on learning to weave your own harkakeke tuna (fish) to take home. Give them a call to book first in first served! 06 375 8004.

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