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Rārangi Pakihi

Shop, hire, book, visit, engage. Find the pakihi Māori you need in our directory.

Reach Design
Reach Design

REACH Design is a leading Digital Doer that specialise in business process automation, website development, hosting services.

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Edwardsons Mechanical Ltd
Edwardsons Mechanical Ltd

We are a small pakihi Māori.. Owned by Māori, and run by wahine Māori.. Our head mechanic is not only one of the owners but a qualified Heavy diesel mechanic. We work on everything from cars to big trucks. We offer all types of work, WOF repairs, servicing and valets. Hoping to influence more Māori to get into the trade.

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Taonga by TM
Taonga by TM

Taonga by TM creates reorua rauemi (bilingual resources) that are fun and interactive! Designed for the use of learning and teaching our tamariki while we play and/or sing. Our idea was to surround our whānau with Te Reo Māori to support us on our learning journey.

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A Lil Bee
A Lil Bee

I sell garden consultations, gardening services and materials, natural skincare, digital learning resources and seedlings (locally only) with profits going towards designing, installing and maintaining edible gardens and fruit trees in kura.

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Igniting Potential by Working Toward a Shared Purpose and Dream

Igniting Potential by Working Toward a Shared Purpose and Dream

On Thursday 4 July 2024, Whāriki and TOA Architects had the pleasure of co-hosting An Evening of Kotahitanga: Unity and Vision Under Ngā Whetū o Matariki in the stunning Taumata o Kupe building at Te Māhurehure Marae.
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Kūmara Soup for Your Matariki Feast

To help with your Matariki feast, we thought you might like an easy recipe you can make this Matariki and share with your friends and Whānau. Our Marketing Manager Matt (runner up My Kitchen Rules 2023) has created this delicious soup recipe for you.
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