Rangi Te Kanawa: Conserving Cloaks

Rangi Te Kanawa, Te Papa Textile Conservator, talks about how her mother, the late Diggeress Te Kanawa, and grandmother, Dame Rangimārie Hetet (both renowned weavers), influenced her work in conserving the Māori cloaks in Te Papa’s collection.

Filmed in 2012 for the exhibition Kahu Ora Living Cloaks.

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