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

Author(s): Miriam Evans

Arts & Crafts

reprinting This stunning book presents a photographic survey that traverses the concepts and values of tradtional M�¢ori weaving through to innovative, contemporary weaving practice. The evocative photos and text reveal the spiritual significance of weaving within M�¢ori 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

  • : 746.1408999442
  • : 176
  • : Art of indigenous peoples
  • : photos
  • : Miriam Evans
  • : Paperback