Harakeke : the Rene Orchiston Collection (3rd Edition 2005)

Author(s): Sue Scheele

Trees & Shrubs

Harakeke, New Zealand flax, was an essential resource for early Maori. Over generations, weavers selected forms with the best qualities for specialised uses and cultivated them. Rene Orchiason spent over 30 years tracking down, documenting and maintaining in cultivation many of these traditional varieties. This booklet is a catalogu of her fine callection - 50 varieties are described and particular uses noted. First published 1994; this 3rd edition first published 2005


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General Fields

  • : 9780478093735
  • : manaak
  • : manaak
  • : 210mm X 150mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : January 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Spiral bound
  • : 3rd New edition
  • : 584.43074993
  • : 30
  • : colour illustrations
  • : Sue Scheele