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Te Taumata o Ngāti Whakaue in collaboration with Scion are developing a platform for students to investigate and explore innovative uses of harakeke by making a practical and sustainable product.
February 2017 - December 2017
$30,000.00 excl. GST (2017)
Unlocking Curious Minds
Te Pakarito is a pilot project that allows weavers, rangatahi (aged 12-16 years) and scientists the opportunity to explore each other’s understanding of harakeke/kete.
From that initial sharing of knowledge, we are investigating three new types of technologies that have been developed to strengthen and improve the longevity of harakeke products, in particular kete.
Some of the areas we are exploring are: