Manu Huruhuru workshop

Feathers using for making a Korowai or cloak

Feathers using for making a Korowai or cloak

Saturday 17th September 2011

Learn how to pelt the feathers of native birds for use in the making of korowai (cloaks). The Department of Conservation receives dead native birds from members of the public and stores these to be used in the making of korowai. This workshop is an opportunity for skilled practitioners in this art to share their knowledge with Northland communities.

Location: DOC Workshop, Matauwhi Bay, Kororareka Russellstrong>Times: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Cost: Free
What to bring: Please bring rubber gloves and old clothes to work in, and a plate of kai (food) to share

Contact name: Helen Ough Dealy or David Mules
Contact phone:
+64 9 403 9006 or +64 9 407 0300
Contact email: or

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