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4:00pm, Fri 21 Oct 2005 until Mon 24 Oct 2005TaranakiNZ4 days

Weavers National Hui 2005
Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa presents its biennial Weavers National Hui.

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa
The 2005 Weavers National Hui will be held in Waitara, Taranaki.

A biennial event, the Weavers National Hui provides the membership of Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa (Weavers New Zealand) with an opportunity to network and share in the progress and developments of Maori weaving techniques. The hui is also a forum for the election of new committee members to Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa. Registration is essential.

Public workshops and demonstrations will be held on Saturday 22 October at Owae Marae.

The Weavers National Hui is presented by Toi Maori Aotearoa - Maori Arts New Zealand, the national organisation for Maori arts. The Weavers National Hui and Toi Maori Aotearoa receive major funding from Te Waka Toi, the Maori Arts Board of Creative New Zealand. The Weavers National Hui is also supported by Auahi Kore and TSB Community Trust.

Register now!
For registrations, please contact Toi Maori Aotearoa: Phone 04 801 7914 or Email; or download a Registration Form here.

Further information:
Weavers National Hui 2005 Programme
200 Weavers to Gather in Waitara, Taranaki

This page updated 3 October 2005.

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