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Certificate in Mastercraft [Weaving] Specialise in raranga, whatu, or tukutuku to create bodies of work.

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This programme offers the opportunity to take part in research and hands-on learning in ancient art forms pertaining to Māori customary weaving. Nga Tapuwae o Hine-te-iwaiwa, or the footprints of Hine-te-iwaiwa, describes ones journey in the pursuit to learn and master the ancient form of weaving. Hine-te-iwaiwa, as kaitiaki (guardian) of the weaving also becomes the kaitiaki for this journey. Students will learn various practices for preparing a range of materials for weaving and using these to specialise in either raranga (kete), whatu (cloak making) or tukutuku (lattice wall panels) to create artworks. On completion of this programme, students will have gained knowledge and competency to be able to prepare for plan and produce woven art forms to a high standard with the ability to present these for exhibition or other forms of public display.

Programme information Students interested in this programme need some knowledge or skill of weaving and a strong desire to learn.

Programme Dates Date/s

Learn traditional Māori weaving with Kohai Grace.

Day/Time

9-10 February

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

20 February 27 February

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

6 March 27 March

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

9-10 March

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

20 March

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

3 April, 10 April

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

13-14 April

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

17 April

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

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ADDITIONAL information Further study options

Term break 19 April – 6 May 8 May, 29 May

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

11-12 May

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

Graduates can apply to enrol in further study in one of the Whitireia Visual Arts and Design programmes.

22 May

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

Career opportunities

5 June, 26 June

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

8-9 June

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to become a practicing artist or craftsperson.

19 June

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

Qualification Graduates gain a Certificate in Mastercraft

3 July, 31 July

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

6-7 July

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

10 July

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

Term break 12-29 July 7 August, 28 August

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

10-11 August

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

21 August

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

4 September 25 September

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

7-8 September

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

18 September

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

Location Hongoeka Marae, Plimmerton, Porirua

Start Dates This programme is delivered monthly with the programme schedule as follows: >> Weekend Wānanga, Saturday-Sunday 8.30am – 5.30pm >> Night classes, Wednesday 5.30pm – 9.30pm >> Workshop, Wednesday 8.30am – 5.30pm

Duration One year, part-time

Term break 27 September – 14 October 16 October 23 October

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

19-20 September

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

30 October

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

6 November 13 November

Night class

Wednesday 5.30pm-8.30pm

16-17 November

Weekend Wānanga

Saturday-Sunday 8.30am-5.30pm

Entry requirements

27 November

Workshop

Wednesday 8.30am-5.30pm

Domestic: Certificate in Visual Arts (Level 4) or equivalent; evidence of skills/ability based on portfolio and interview

Level 5

Fees Domestic: $2,326 International: $10,500

International: entry IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

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Certificate in Mastercraft (Weaving)  

Programme information for the Certificate in Mastercraft (weaving) on offer at Whitireia in 2013

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