Mauri describes a central notion in Maori philosophy, that being â€śthe essence which gives a thing its specific natural characterâ€ť.
Located in central Paihia, Mauri Designs aims to offer only designs imbued with the spirit of the indigenous Maori culture and has chosen the business name to accurately reflect this concept.
Owners Hone Tiatoa and Linda Heke\'s vision for Mauri Designs is to show case Maori arts and crafts from both emerging and established artists, in both contemporary and traditional art forms.
Mauri Designs intends to stock a wide range of artistic mediums, products will include:
Traditional Maori medicines
Future developments may include an attached cafe specializing in traditional Maori cuisine