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‘Te Warawara’Adults SizeFull Length‘Te Warawara’ has been designed to honour the mighty Warawara Whenua Ngahere. A vast mountainous range located between Pawarenga and Mitimiti in the Hokianga region. Wararara is one of the largest kauri stands in the country and is home to many threatened native species, including North Island kiwi and kaka, bats and karearea (New Zealand falcon). Noted as one of the utmost historical and cultural significance to the hapū of Te Rarawa. It comprises all of the Kauae-o-Ruru-Wahine and Te Takanga blocks, and parts of Waihou Lower, that covers an area of 12,376 acres of native bush with some very rugged hill country that has been saved because it is virtually inaccessible.Its mountainous ngahere is  locally known as the ‘spirit forest’. When translated ‘Warawara’ means ‘Whispering’.Dame Whina Cooper referred to the Warawara in one of her speeches as,“Te waima o te iwi o te Rarawa” - “The living spiritual being of the te Rarawa people.”Te Warawara can be made in any size please see the sizing chart contact me too place your order on 021361173 orsales@kuiakorowai.comIf you would like too order this design is in a different size, please contact me directly and place your order. This cloak was made to fit the bearer - but like all of the designs you find advertised here, each cloak can be made to fit any size and too any body shape. If you would like too order this design is in a different size, please contact me directly 021361173 and place your order.All tāonga are made too order, fully lined and finished with poplin detail. The feathers used are locally sourced from a reputable supplier, and of a high grade quality. The taniko pattern applied is the  ‘Patiki’ it represents the ‘Flounder’. It’s form is symbolic of abundance and blessings by bestowing hospitable good luck and prosperity. The band is woven from top quality NZ wool and also locally sourced. Come up with your own design in a different coloured taniko band, or change up the feather colours too suit your preference. Kuia & Korowai have got you covered! No body is too big or too small! TO PLACE A CUSTOM ORDER OR MAKE AN ENQUIRY: Avoid any delays when ordering please make contact directly by way of the following: Phone: +6421361173 Email:

‘Te Warawara’ Adults Full Length

PriceFrom $859.00
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