Founding Partners

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    Te Puia is home to the world-famous Pohutu geyser and the renowned guided tours of Te Whakarewarewa Valley, alongside bubbling mud, native bush and silica formations. It is also home to the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. 

    Alongside its legacy as a birthplace of tourism in New Zealand, the organisation is also internationally renowned for its role in ensuring the ongoing preservation of Maori art, craft, culture and identity.

    Te Puia and NZMACI are inextricably linked with a distinct, and yet shared legacy. Its unique cultural and commerce model is unlike anything else in the world. 

    Te Puia is proud to host Tiki Āhua, with a focus on celebrating, nurturing and shining light upon talented designers, models, choreographers, musicians and dancers.

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    Poutama is an independent charitable trust established in 1988 to provide business development services to Māori. Poutama strives to create an environment for successful business ventures and economic growth for Māori. Income generated from its investments enables Poutama to engage in activities and provide services that support and facilitate Māori business development.
    Poutama have assisted many fashion designers over the years and Tiki Āhua is the perfect platform for Māori designers to showcase their creativity.  Tiki Āhua will provide an opportunity for fashion designers to sell and market their labels to the community, to key influencers and markets, to grow their businesses and celebrate the collaboration of the Māori fashion industry at Te Puia.

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Associate Partners

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