Behind the Scenes: Conserving and Caring for the Feathered Cloaks from Hawai'i and Aotearoa New Zealand

Tuesday 30 July, 10.30 - 11.15 & 14.30 - 15.15 

Red and yellow feathered cloak with black details

Free but booking required due to limited space.

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Join renowned Māori weaver and textile conservator Rangi Te Kanawa in conversation with Noelle M.K.Y. Kahanu, Native Hawaiian curator, writer and former director of community affairs for the Bishop Museum, as they discuss the conservation, care and cultural significance of feathered cloaks from Hawai'i and Aotearoa New Zealand. A rare opportunity to come behind the scenes for an intimate encounter with these tonga and mea waiwai ali'i.