KONO, WAIKAWA AND PUTIPUTI – Baskets and Flowers



Blue Kono

25 cm diameter

shades of blue & natural Harakeke & shell

Wine-Coloured  Kono

27 cm diameter

shades of wine-colour & natural Harakeke & shell


Kono are small baskets usually woven from undressed Harakeke. These two samples are made from dyed and boiled strips of Harakeke and decorated with shells.

Waikawa are rough baskets woven from undressed Harakeke traditionally used to carry and store food.


Waikawa with Handles

34 cm diameter x 26 cm high

undressed Harakeke & shells

Simply Waikawa

37 cm diameter x 28 cm high

undressed Harakeke & shell

He Pīwakawaka  –  Fantails

made from undressed strips of Harakeke

He Kōmore – Bangles

made from undressed and dyed Harakeke

Putiputi – Flowers

made from dyed  Harakeke

Sculptural Flowers made from Harakeke



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