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Kupe and Te Wheke Kids/Youth T-Shirt

Kupe and Te Wheke Kids/Youth T-Shirt

Regular price $45.00 NZD
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🔥 Printed with UV Ink, so they glow under backlight.

As Kupe chased Te Wheke (Octopus) across Aotearoa, his exploration led to the naming of numerous landmarks around Aotearoa. These names carry cultural significance to Māori and hold stories that have been passed down through generations.

Pūrakau like Kupe and Te Wheke explains the relationship that Māori have with our creation narratives which embody stories of the ocean, the land, Hawaiiki etc. It also talks about the journey Māori had from Hawaiki to Aotearoa.

River has written a blog which talks about Kupe and Te Wheke in depth, feel free to read it here: Pūrakau: Kupe and Te Wheke

Please allow 7-10 working days for your item to be delivered. In most cases, your kākahu will arrive within 2-3 days.

Regular fit
Crew neck
Mid-weight, 180 GSM, 28-singles
100% combed cotton (marles 15% viscose)
Neck ribbing, side seamed, shoulder to shoulder tape, double needle hems, preshrunk to minimise shrinkage

 

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