Golden Bay Willow, Golden Bay Weaving

Go Willow! is a small operation, based in Golden Bay with a Golden Bay withy bed planted with 5 types of willow.

Our aim is to weave beautifully crafted willow coffins, stunning sculptural work, delightful everyday baskets and to run courses to enthuse others with the material and the craft.

Our speciality is willow coffins:

Our particular speciality is woven willow coffins: for burials, cremations and of course, natural burials too.  Our willow coffins are beautifully crafted, attractive and eco-friendly.  They are made in Golden Bay (New Zealand) with willow grown in Golden Bay.  This particular coffin has a willow lid with a central ridge made from recycled rimu.  Please go to the Caskets Section to see the specific colours and sizes of coffins that are in stock now, and available for immediate delivery.

We make baskets on commission

We are very happy to make particular baskets to suit your requirements, so please contact us with what you want.  We will provide a quote for the item and delivery to you.

Have a look at the many baskets and art pieces we have made for other customers on the following pages and commission one for yourself.

Weaving Beautiful Baskets Course


Sat 17 & Sun 18th June 2017
Selwyn College, Auckland


I am tutoring a weekend course, in Auckland, weaving beautiful baskets.  We will be weaving cane and bark with driftwood and whatever materials you would like to bring such as material, ribbon, wool, stones, feathers, beads.


It will be fun, creative, absorbing...time will fly by....and you will go home with beautiful baskets.
Price for the two days is $230  including cane, bark and driftwood.  I will bring tools to share, but if you could bring a small hand drill, secateurs and pva glue) with you that would be great.
Enquiries: if you want to know more about the course please email me at Nicola.basham@xtra.co.nz


To register, pay or get directions: please contact.
info@selwyncomed.school.nz

more details are at Selwyn College website
www.selwyncomed.school.nz/courses/1238-weaving-beautiful-baskets/
203-245 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama
(09) 521 9623


Go Wild With Weaving Workshops 2017

I am now organising the 2017 event, which will be held in Collingwood, Golden Bay on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017.  The courses get booked up very quickly, so if you would like me to email you with details of the courses.....just  Contact me to register your interest and to go on the 2017 email list.