Jakarta: The New Zealand Indonesia Association (NZIA) and the Dharma Wanita Persatuan (DWP) of the Indonesian Embassy in Wellington held a batik exhibition this week.
Titled True Colors: The Natural Way of Batik Coloring, this activity was attended by various groups including businessmen, academics, students and members of parliament.
Intended to showcase Indonesian batik products and expand the promotion of Indonesian batik in New Zealand, this event exhibited indigo-colored batik and kiwi bird motif batik.
During the event, Indonesian Ambassador to New Zealand, Tantowi Yahya praised NZIA and DWP for promoting batik to the New Zealand public.
"With this activity, hopefully more people, especially NZIA members, will learn how to make batik," said the Ambassador in a press release issued on Thursday.
The exhibition was continued with talks by the President of NZIA Wellington, Hannah Brackley, with the Head of the DWP of the Indonesian Embassy in Wellington, Dewi Yahya.