9 Whakairo Poroiwi (Bone Carving)

9CAB
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Apanui

The general aim of this course is to introduce students to the wonderful world of Whakairo Koiwi. The course is designed to provide students with opportunities to develop a skillbase required for whakairo whilst also being sensitive to the cultural significance of the forms being created and the tikanga behind certain rituals. 


Course Overview

Term 1
Health and safety
-Karakia
-Health & Safety
-Te Whare o Aronui
-Inquiry - Hei Toki

Design and create a taonga
-Application
-Function of Equipment
-Symbolism
-Imagery

Assembling and Finishing
-Buffing
-Lashing
-Karakia

Pathway

10 Whakairo Poroiwi (Bone Carving), 10 Whakairo Rakau (Wood Carving)