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He Kākahu Rerehua - The Uplifting Wind
He Kākahu Rerehua - The Uplifting Wind

Sun, 01 Oct


Tairāwhiti Museum

He Kākahu Rerehua - The Uplifting Wind

The gallery will showcase a selection of kākahu (Māori garments), and the story of transformation from raw materials to taonga tuku iho (treasures handed down from the ancestors) through the skill, knowledge and ingenuity of the weaver

Time & Location

01 Oct 2023, 2:00 pm – 01 Oct 2024, 2:00 pm

Tairāwhiti Museum, 10 Stout Street, Whataupoko, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand

About the event

He tino tāonga ngā kākahu ā te māori, e rerehua ana, e raranga ana, e whatu ana, kia whakaata ōna Tū hononga kōrero, Tū hononga whenua, Tū hononga tangata. Whakamaua kia ita. Ita, mau tonu. He Kākahu Rerehua |The Uplifiting Wind weaves together an exhibition; collection care project and wānanga in one space. Each strand of this kaupapa honours the different dimensions of a kākahu: the materials, the process of its creation, the life it has led and the people it is connected to.

More on the exhibition here 

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