Auckland Libraries: Weave with Matafetu

Weave with Matafetu Smith

Wednesday 21 October 11am to 3pm Free

Celebrate Niuean Language Week by joining us for a day filled with weaving wonders from the beautiful island of Niue. Sharing her expertise master weaver - Matafetu Smith - will demonstrate 2 weaving techniques lalaga and sia lima. All are welcome!

Matafetu Smith is a master-weaver and Creative New Zealand Senior Pacific Artist award-winner. 

She has made pieces that are now housed in Tamaki Paenga Hira - Auckland War Memorial Museum as well as Te Papa Tongaririo - National Museum of New Zealand. Matafetu also leads the weaving residency at the University of Auckland where she demonstrates the importance of keeping Niuean traditions alive in New Zealand.
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