Honiton Craft Club enjoys unexpected talk on creation of the universe

PUBLISHED: 16:18 23 February 2011

Maori bone carver springs pleasant surprise in the Methodist Church hall.

FOUR new members were among those to attend the February meeting of Honiton Craft Club.

Vic Papai entertained, enthusiastically explaining the history behind Maori bone carvings.

A bone carver himself, he brought along some samples of his work and demonstrated, by showing uncarved bones, what types of bones can be used for the craft.

Mr Papai makes good luck charms and showed craft club members what can be achieved with practise and skill.

He went on to give a surprise talk about the universe and how it came about.

The club’s next meeting will take place at the Methodist Church from 10am to noon on Wednesday, March 23.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Midweek Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Midweek Herald