The Art of Maori Weaving: The Eternal Thread / Te Aho Mutunga Kore

Author(s): Miriama Evans and Ranui Ngarimu

Maori Tikanga

reprinting This stunning book presents a photographic survey that traverses the concepts and values of tradtional Mâori weaving through to innovative, contemporary weaving practice. The evocative photos and text reveal the spiritual significance of weaving within Mâori culture. First published 2005.


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Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Lifestyle and Contemporary Culture Category 2006.

Miriama Evans (Ngati Mutunga, Ngai Tahu) is one of the Spiral Collective that first published Keri Hulme's The Bone People in 1983. She was a co-editor of The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry, Nga Kupu Titohu o Aotearoa in 1989. Ranui Ngarimu (Ngati Mutunga, Ngai Tahu) is a weaver using traditional Maori technology. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. She is the current Chairperson of Te Roopu Raranga Whatu o Aotearoa, the National Maori Weavers Collective of New Zealand.

General Fields

  • : 9781869691615
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : October 2007
  • : 295mm X 210mm X 13mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : December 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Miriama Evans and Ranui Ngarimu
  • : Paperback
  • : Norman Heke (photography)
  • : 746.1408999442
  • : very good
  • : 176
  • : Art of indigenous peoples
  • : photos