STUDENT SHOWCASE No.3 / Manaia Carswell

Meet Manaia Carswell

Busy Mama, Weaver
Masterton, Aotearoa NZ

Manaia has four children, a lifestyle block and a passion for weaving.

In this interview, Manaia shares her weaving journey from beginner weaver to completing a korowai with the Hetet School of Māori Art.

Manaia has exhibited and now weaves on commission.

You can read more about Manaia in a feature article in the Shepherdess Spring 2021 edition (click here to view).

Visit Manaia online
Manaia Carswell and her weaving