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Join artist Ruth Woodbury and make a manu (traditional Māori flying kite) with whānau at the Maritime Museum.

It takes two to Tukutuku!

Come as a whānau and share the joy of manu-making using traditional materials - no experience necessary.

Workshops last 90 minutes and bookings are required. This event is perfect for adults, school-age tamariki and taiohi.

Dates and Times: 

  • Sat 16 July 10.30am - 12pm
  • Sun 17 July 10.30am - 12pm

About Ruth Woodbury

Ruth Woodbury is a master weaver, artist and arts educator who centres her practice around intergenerational knowledge transfer and the activation of Māori cultural practices through cultivation of materials and fabrication of resources. In 2018, she was awarded the Toi Sqwigwialtxw Residency, an exchange with Evergreen State College in Washington, USA, where she collaborated with Indigenous American artists and weavers. She has also collaborated with the Kanaka peoples of New Caledonia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia, Moriori of the Pacific, Nlaka’pamux Nation, Tlingit, Inupiaq of Alaska and the Paiute of California.

*Photographer: Pākē Salmon

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