Te Reo Māori in Action – Whakapapa Quilts in Featherston – 7,8,9 February – #07257
Learn to tell your whanau story or history on a quilt that you and generations to come can treasure. Using fabrics, sewing, printing, painting, designs and symbols that represent and tell your story.
Dates: 7,8,9 February
Times: Friday 7th 6.00pm – 9.00pm, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th 10.00am – 5.00pm
Tutor: Ron Te Kawa
Cost: Community Services Card $20, Non Community Services Card $40
Must Enrol by: 27th February
COURSE INFORMATION FOR … TE REO MĀORI IN ACTION – WHAKAPAPA QUILTS AT FEATHERSTON – 7,8,9 February 2020 – #07257
Course Tutor(s): Ron Te Kawa Education happens everywhere, not just at school. For Maungarongo “Ron” Te Kawa, learning is most powerful when it has meaning. An artist, storyteller and quilter, Ron has a special affinity for encouraging people to tell their own stories in visual, tactile form.
Purpose of the Course: “The quilts are a whānau learning resource – a gift for the next generation,” says Ron. “Most end up on a wall, telling their whānau story.”
- Participants will learn about…
- an understanding of Māori concepts, symbols, basic te reo Māori, and their meaning
- telling their story, history and pepeha on a quilt
Other Information: These popular workshops allow an opportunity to work at your own pace to develop an amazing tāonga for your whanau.
Pre-requisites (if any): None
Participants Must Provide: Please bring something for a shared lunch. Once enrolled a list of what to bring will be sent to you.
REAP May Provide on request (if any): Morning and afternoon tea provided
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