A good kete (Maori flax woven bag) will go with any resort outfit. Don't buy a Chinese fake, get a real one from New Zealand.

Shona Tawhiao - woven flax garments.

Pacific designs showcased

Shona Tawhiao will be doing her part to shine the spotlight on Pacific designers next month when she goes from her workshop in Avondale to the catwalks of London.

Anahera Korowai                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Antique White Korowai 40 inch width 28 inch length NB: Greenstone necklaces are not included.

Hieke 2012, Copper and PVC korowai

Introducing Maori Lifestyles: Inspired by Tradition

Piupiu, Kotahi a Tūhoe

Traditional Māori Piupiu garments by New Zealand weaver Karl Leonard display striking patterns and technique using natural plants from forests and local waterways.

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Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Piupiu (skirt), Te Huringa I, Rita Angus

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