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Poi

$34.00

Color/Style:
Poutama Rewa Rewa (Crimson)
Poutama Pukepoto (Navy on cream)
Poutama Kākāriki (Green)
Ngā Hononga Ōrangiuri (Navy)
Ngā Hononga Aumoana (Blue)
Ngā Hononga Rauaruhe (Brown)
Rauru Ōrangiuri (Navy)
Rauru Pākākā (Scorched Ochre)
Rauru Kokowai (Deep Red)
Rauru Kohukohu (Fog/moss)
Ihi Pākākā (Scorched Ochre)
Ihi Pukepoto (Navy on cream)
Ihi Ōrangiuri (Navy)
Ngā Hononga Te Poho Pihipihi (Charcoal)
Ihi Rimurapa (Khaki green)
Size:
Small
Large

These beautiful Poi are executed to perfection by the talented 15 yr old Siena Ataahua Terimene-Simon (Waikato). Having been involved with kapa haka her whole life, Siena learned  how to use poi from her late Nana as a toddler.

In 2018 Siena began her own venture Te Poi, creating poi to share with the world with a dream of promoting engagement in Kapa Haka, particularly poi, for those who would like to learn. Siena has now taught her Mum how to assist with production and her Dad supports with the graphic design work. A whānau enterprise that resonated deeply with our Aho kaupapa and vision.

Featuring our Aho fabrics and crafted from exclusively natural and sustainable materials, these poi are made from gorgeous NZ wool and our cotton-flax linen fabrics. These poi come in two sizes, the smaller suitable for tamariki and the larger for older tamariki and adults. 

The small size has a 16cm long braided handle.

The large size has a 24cm long braided handle.

They are incredibly durable for real use (having been tested thoroughly by a baby, and two enthusiastic tamariki). 

They have a paper layer between the wool-filling and the fabric outer which provides the requisite sound for performance- however this does mean that they cannot be washed. 

They also make a beautiful taonga - whether you have poi talents or not. A lovely tactile, textural treasure for your home, hung on your wall, on your coffee table or for curious, hautūtū manuhiri.

 

Ko Taupiri te maunga

Ko Waikato te awa

Ko Tainui te waka 

Ko Waikato tōku iwi

Ko Ngati Whawhakia tōku hapu 

Ko Kaitumutumu tōku marae 

Ko Siena Ataahua Terimene-Simon ahau

 

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Ariana Tikao
Beautiful poi

I love my new poi! They have a great sound as well as being beautiful. Also, I love to support pakihi Māori.

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MJ Keung

Absolutely beautiful 😍 Material is quality too. Can’t wait to order more.

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Abbey Walbran
Ātaahua

Beautiful little taonga. I cannot wait to see my little one grow up using these!

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Rachel C
Beautiful Gift Idea

I bought three sets to give as gifts for a raranga wānanga. The ladies were so excited to receive them.

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Cher Davis
Poi

Arrived quickly, beautifully made, love the material and the pattern