Demonstration, storytelling and workshops of Te Whai wawewawe a Maui (Maori String Figures) combine in this community event where everyone is welcome.
There will be a morning session for the Brockville Primary School to teach tamariki and pakeke how to do Whai, and session two (5-7pm) is open to the community.
Each session will have two parts: the first part will be a demonstration of Te Whai and an explanation of the figures and how to create them. The second part will be a workshop where 4 demonstrators will teach groups how to create the strings figures, in particular Mapuhahana, Matariki, Maraurumawera. Demonstrations will include relevant karakia and waiata associated with Whai.
For more information contact
Tereinamu Hakopa, Facilitator;
Phone: 027 446 3677.