Te Whatu Tāniko

Cover
Title
Book Author
Moko Mead, Hirini
Publisher
Oratia Books
Extent
136pp
Format
250 x 185mm
Binding
Paperback
Publication Date
August 2019
Rights Available
World excl New Zealand
Rights Enquiry Name and Email

Peter Dowling
peter@oratia.co.nz

Publisher Website
About the Book

Tāniko weaving is one of the supreme expressions of Māori art. Te Whatu Tāniko provides the history and social context for weaving, as well as clear, practical guidelines for making tāniko. Using the book’s clear and concise graphs and drawings, readers can weave the beautiful patterns within

About the Author

Sir Hirini Moko Mead (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Tūhourangi) is an eminent writer and scholar. In the course of a distinguished academic career he authored numerous books on Māori culture (including Te Toi Whakairo: The Art of Maori Carving). He was knighted in 2009 for services to Māori and education.