harakeke


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harakeke

(hɑːrəˈkiːkiː)
n
(Plants) NZ another name for flax4
[Māori]
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understanding: Using the experience of Harakeke Workshop to illustrate
Rongoa thus encompasses karakia and titenga (rituals and incantations), as well as physical forms of treatment, such as mirimiri (massage) and traditional medicines based on plants such as manuka (which has antibacterial properties), koromiko (used to treat diarrhoea and dysentery), and harakeke (which has antiseptic properties and soothes skin ailments).
Hanging from the ceiling is a whariki that began its life as a pile of wet harakeke at Queens Birthday weekend.
The whiri was woven from harakeke muka, or the hidden fibre at the heart of the harakeke.
In the centre of the table is my 'talking handbag', a rather tatty harakeke kete with a thin black lead trailing out of it to my headset mini-microphone.
For example, in one curriculum meeting the possibility of harakeke classes (11) for children and parents was raised.