Based at the NZ Greenstone & Art Store in Portibello, Iwi Made Collective is made up of Ngai Tahu Artists and carvers, as well as the work of other talented local artists.
We welcome you to come view our carvers at work in the gallery and learn about Pounamu (NZ Nephrite Jade) commonly called Greenstone.
We will also be happy to discuss individual designs , to create a Taonga (unique treasure) for you or your loved one and also choose from the range of colours of pounamu.
Selection of homemade preservatives made with the best ingredients Papatuanuku has to offer.
With an appreciation for all things Māori seen again today throughout Aotearoa, we are continuing to grow our language and revitalise our ways of old. I have enjoyed Poi from a very young age growing up in Kohanga and Kura Kaupapa.
We pride ourselves on producing a beautiful local clover blend honey. we have 450 hives that surround the Tuapeka(Lawrence) rohe. We love that we are able to enjoy the rohe we live in by making the most of what nature has to produce. Being beekeepers we know we are making not only a healthy product but we are helping to grow peoples pastures on there farms and gardens through pollination from our bees. its rewarding to see how much mahi these animals do for our environment and by helping to produce the best from papatuanuku.
"Propel Fitness: A Training, Performance and Community orientated gym. We operate 24/7 in Dunedin CBD, cater to strength training and have a great culture of community, etiquette and performance. Brotein: A no-nonsense protein thats e.p.i.c (eco-friendly, pure, inclusive, clean). Iwi made, with the cleanest products Aotearoa has to offer. Tasty, functional and mixes better. chur whanau!"
"Reo Pēpi (Baby Language)
Starting simply with Te Reo...
Bilingual publishing house Reo Pēpi is the much loved baby of Dunedin māmā-Kitty Brown and Kirsten Parkinson. The talented pair create beautiful, board-books for kiwi whānau. Little one’s love these pukapuka for their charming illustrations. Parents appreciate the durable construction. Whānau can enjoy simple learning while sharing a cuddle and a story. Reo pēpi aid the aquisition and use of Te Reo Māori and English with interchangable, simple sentences and fresh new words.
“Lovely bilingual board books-Great to see. I’m enjoying practising my reo!”-Kate De Goldi
“Tino rawe! Super fun for learning!”-Anika Moa
My passion for Rongoā MiriMiri (traditional māori healing practises) accumulated over the past 25 years as a result of my utmost respect of all traditional māori (normal or natural) teachings, tikanga (correct way of doing things) and my personal desire to retain and make transparent the cultural healing practises of Tohunga. Mentors who have shaped my passion for healing have been my own Tūpuna (grandparents) and whanau (family);
Freshly roasted, organic, fair trade coffee