Newspaper Article – Cottage industries lead revival

Cottage industries lead revival

James Mack, director of the Dowse Art Museum, addresses part of the crowd of about 50 people, young and old, from various craft groups as far away as Wanganui on display techniques, in the Mangatarata Station woolshed.

Cottage industries such as pottery, carving, woodwork, spinning and weaving were a real alternative to help revive rural communities, Minister for the Arts Mr Highet told the opening of the Central Regional Arts Council conference in Waipukurau on Saturday.

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