This 1921 photo shows a woman weaving a rourou or food basket (also known as a kono) at Koroniti on the Whanganui River. Behind her is a flax plantation which probably supplied the material for the rourou. She is kneeling on a small whāriki (floor mat), also woven from flax.
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