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Uncompromising in quality and uniquely Māori 

Āhua brings you a wide-ranging collection of taonga Māori from our Master carvers and weavers, alongside Māori artists and practitioners throughout Aotearoa.

New Zealand Māori Arts & Crafts dedicated Exhibition Gallery for all the taonga created within the Wananga. Beautiful works of arts from our National Schools and Graduated Artists are displayed for your veiwing pleasure.  Visit Te Puia and participate in a Guided Experience - Tē Ra and you will get to visit the schools where all the action happens before visiting our very special Āhua Gallery. 

Whats even better, you can request a tailor made taonga! Visit our Commission a Project at NZMACI.  From sentimental whānau pieces to significant commissioned projects, NZMACI can design, create and deliver your taonga.

If you would like to know some more about our Tumu (Head of Schools) and Pouako (Tutors) please visit our Artists page.

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Hei Niho - 4490MA

Shark teeth were highly sought after to wear as a symbol of prestige for personal adornment. They were reflective of the mana of the shark itself.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 70mm x 28mm x 7mm
$390.00

Hei Niho - 5409HW

Shark teeth were highly sought after to wear as a symbol of prestige for personal adornment. They were reflective of the mana of the shark itself.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 80mm x 38mm x 8mm
$520.00

Hei Niho - 5413HW

Shark teeth were highly sought after to wear as a symbol of prestige for personal adornment. They were reflective of the mana of the shark itself.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 98mm x 46mm x 8mm
$590.00

Hei Matau - 4487MA

Coastal and river-based Māori tribes traditionally used a variety of fishhooks and lures. Hooks and lures varied in shape, material and design. Today hei matau (fishhooks) have become symbolic of traditional Māori technology and continue to symbolize a relationship to Tangaroa, God of the sea.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 37mm x 34mm x 8mm
$420.00

Hei Matau - 5411HW

Coastal and river-based Māori tribes traditionally used a variety of fishhooks and lures. Hooks and lures varied in shape, material and design. Today hei matau (fishhooks) have become symbolic of traditional Māori technology and continue to symbolize a relationship to Tangaroa, God of the sea.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 55mm x 68mm x 8mm
$450.00

Kōmore (Anklet) - 5422TO

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 35mm x 10mm x 5mm
$290.00

Kōmore (Anklet) - 5423TO

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 45mm x 8mm x 4mm
$290.00

Kōmore (Anklet) - 5424TO

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 30mm x 8mm x 4mm
$290.00

Mourei - 5416TO

The breastplate represents strength, serving as a shield and offering protection.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 50mm x 76mm x 8mm
$450.00

Mourei - 5418TO

The breastplate represents strength, serving as a shield and offering protection.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 53mm x 75mm x 7mm
$450.00

Porotaka Hei Matau - 5412HW

Coastal and river-based Māori tribes traditionally used a variety of fishhooks and lures. Hooks and lures varied in shape, material and design. Today hei matau (fishhooks) have become symbolic of traditional Māori technology and continue to symbolize a relationship to Tangaroa, God of the sea.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 47mm x 57mm x 8mm
$450.00

Pounamu Bracelet - 5420TO

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 30mm x 30mm x 7mm
$390.00