Manu Huruhuru Wananga – Feather Workshop

Learn how to pelt the feathers of native birds for use in the making of korowai (cloaks). The Department of Conservation receives dead native birds from members of the public and stores these to be used in the making of korowai. This workshop is an opportunity for skilled practitioners inKorowaiFeathers this art to share their knowledge with Northland communities.

This workshop is held in co-operation with Kororareka Marae Sociey and Te Rawhiti Enterprises and DOC

Date: Saturday 17 September 2011

Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm

Cost: Free

Location: Haratu, The Strand, Russell

What you will need: Please bring rubber gloves and old clothes to work in, and a plate of kai (food) to share

Contact name: Helen Ough Dealy or David Mules

Contact phone: +64 9 403 9006 or +64 9 407 0300

Contact email: hodealy@doc.govt.nz or dmules@doc.govt.nz

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