Ipu / Flax Basket Workshop

Venue: The Artery - Art Learning Space, Tauranga South

Date: Saturday 11 June 2022

Start Time: 11:00am

End Time: 01:00pm

Age Restriction: All Ages

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Ipu are multi purposed baskets woven with harakeke (flax) and are traditionally used for customary purposes such as containing the whenua (placenta) of a newborn, they are great for storage and the perfect alternative to gift wrapping.

During this workshop you will weave both a base and a lid for your Ipu.

The workshop is designed for beginner weavers but some prior knowledge of the processes of weaving would be advantageous.

Tutors: Aroha & Sandra
Date: 11th June
Time: 11am to 1pm
Where: The Artery
Cost: $65

All materials and tools will be provided.