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New Zealand flaxRead MoreMarch 25, 2023

Flax is a culturally important fibre for Maori weaving but it was also part of a mechanised industry in New Zealand.

Jakkai SiributrRead MoreMarch 25, 2023

Jakkai Siributr is a Thai artist who works with textiles to uncover and explore the hidden stories of refugees and asylum seekers.

Tunisian Day of National AttireRead MoreMarch 24, 2023

Each year Tunisian celebrate their national costume with a day of festivities.

Progress on the textile hubRead MoreMarch 24, 2023


The West Coast is full of surprises!

The sound of iceRead MoreMarch 18, 2023

The sounds ice makes as it melts, moves and freezes are bringing new attention to a warming world.

The new studio in Mawhera GreymouthRead MoreMarch 18, 2023


This week the new textile studio in the centre of town has been taking shape.

SLEWRead MoreMarch 18, 2023

Helen Robertson from Shetland is about to perform a marathon of knitting online.

A dress from the oceanRead MoreMarch 17, 2023

A few years ago a silk dress was discovered that had been underwater for more than 400 years.

Alice KettleRead MoreMarch 11, 2023

Alice Kettle, the British textile artist, has been presented the 2023 Brookfield Properties Craft Award.

AucklandRead MoreMarch 11, 2023

A few days in Auckland has been eye-opening and rather wonderful.