An overview of Taaniko
In this short video, Māori weaver Veranoa Hetet gives an overview of Taaniko weaving.
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The Taaniko Basics online course is for you if
You want to learn thoroughly so that you can feel assured and confident about what you're doing
You want to learn with an expert teacher whose gentle approach will make you feel calm and confident
- You want the skills and know-how to be able to weave beautiful and useful gift items
You enjoy handcrafts OR you want to learn this traditional skill
You like the idea of online lessons with 24/7 access so you can learn at your own pace
"I totally enjoyed the learning and the way the course was presented. I would thoroughly recommend to others. My experience was excellent to say the least."
Sharon Hauraki, Aotearoa NZ
"I love Taaniko! Veranoa said it was addicting and it is. Her video’s were very precise and easy to follow so to me it was easy to learn. And absolutely I would recommend the Taaniko course to anyone and everyone!”
Leta Goodman Jones
Native Weaver, USA
What's inside the Taaniko Basics Online Course
Expert tuition with Māori weaver and renowned teacher, Veranoa Hetet
24/7 access to the course in your online studio for 12 months
Step-by-step video lessons including what materials to use; how to cast on and cast off; how to add in and how to finish
- Correct Technique
Three traditional sampler patterns
Instructions so you can design your own patterns
Private members only area so you can share the joy with other weavers
About Your Teacher
Veranoa Hetet is a nationally recognised Māori weaver, visual artist, and much-loved weaving teacher with more than 35 years experience teaching traditional Māori weaving in person and six years teaching online.
Veranoa is descended from a long line of renowned weavers in the Hetet family including: her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet, her great-grandmother Rangimarie Hetet, her great-great-grandmother Te Rongopamamao; and her great-aunt Diggeress Te Kanawa.
If you ask Veranoa what her life is, she'll tell you: "I weave, I breathe!"
Veranoa looks forward to sharing her love of Māori weaving with you and especially the joy of Taaniko!