Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Poi making with Whaea Denise

This morning we were blessed to have Whaea Denise come in and teach some of our senior kapa haka girls how to make poi.
These girls will become the experts and teach the rest of their kapa haka sisters how to make poi at our noho marae next week.
The girls learned how to cut their string to the correct length, how to cut their foam squares into the poi heads, how to do four plait, how to sew their string onto their poi head and how to cover and tie on their two layers of plastic.
The girls loved their session with Whaea Denise and will be spending the next few lunchtimes finishing their practice poi ready to teach the others next week.
He mihi aroha, he mihi nunui ki a koe Whaea Denise... Thank you for sharing your taonga with us x


  1. Kia ora
    Where do you get your foam squares from?
    Thank you

    1. Kia Ora Vicky

      You can buy the squares from Para Rubber stores for $1.10 each or purchase a bag of 50 squares for $50.

      Happy poi making. :)