Traditional & Contemporary wearable art.
Arawa Designs Poi
Our Poi are perfect for Poi lovers, perfect weight and size.
Our poi have been used in Te Matatini, Regionals, high school and primary school kapa haka groups.
Dimensions and colours:
The poi cord is made from braided cotton.
Unfortunately individual/ small order tassel colours are limited.
Short poi length:
From head of tassel to the bottom ball of the poi approximately 15inchs long.
Long poi length:
From head of tassel to the bottom ball of the poi approximately 27&1/2 inches long.
Bulk and group orders:
Discounts apply to all group orders, contact us direct for a quote.
Bulk orders we can customise the tassel colours to suit you and your haka team.
If you need your groups poi to be longer or shorter in length please contact use directly for a quote.
Tāne Te Manu
Director of Arawa Designs
Tāne Te Manu McRoberts is a Māori weaver and designer of fine and intricate Polynesian attire. Inspired by his ancestral lineage he creates traditional and contemporary works, from natural resources. He has been commissioned to design and create numerous works for cultural groups and private individuals.
Tāne has always held a passion for the Māori Performing Arts through poi and kākahu.
Tāne Te Manu is descendant of Ngāti Mākino & Ngāti Rangitihi- Te Arawa & Te Whānau ā Apanui- Mataatua, Tauria Mai Tawhiti, Te Arawa.
Along with his Māori lineage Tāne acknowledges all his Ancestors of Tahiti, Hawai’i, Native America, Scandinavia, Britannia, Germany and Ireland.
Arawa Designs acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, live and create: the Wurundjeri people and Elders past and present of the Kulin nations.