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"The Making of Whitau (Scraped Flax) Tea Cosies." Haeata Herstory 1985. Auckland, N.Z.: Haeata Herstory Collective, New Women’s Press, 1985. 25.
Leonard recalls going with her mother to find the correct flax for making whitau/ tea cosies along the beach to Hampden. After the fibre had been prepared, scraped and rolled, Leonard’s mother would use the legs of an upside-down chair as a weaving frame.
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