Waimiha, Mōrehurehu and weaving

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Born in 1904 Nora Pikia spent much of her time in the environs and community of her tūpuna in Waimiha and Mōrehurehu in the King Country. She learned the skill and art of fine weaving from her mother at an early age.

In this excerpt Pikia talks about her upbringing in and around Waimiha and Mōrehurehu as well as learning the art of weaving.

Download a Te Reo Māori transcript of this extract of the interview.

Image: Framegrab from Waka Huia, Rūruhi, TVNZ, 1989

Catalogue Reference 42496

Year 1993

Credits

Interviewer: Puhi Rangiaho
Interviewee: Nora Pikia
Excerpt: 00:05:45

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