Weaving tradition through contemporary macrame

Unleash your creativity with a Kura-Hau-Awatea: a fusion of traditional Māori patterns presented in a contemporary macrame light

  • Step One: Choose your Colour

    You'll be taken to a page displaying all the colours that are available for you to create with.

  • Step Two: Choose your Creation

    Once you've chosen your colour, you can choose to Make it Yourself, or have it Made for You.

  • Pātikitiki

    Pātikitiki symbolises having the capacity to fulfill the needs of the husband, whānau, and iwi.

  • Niho Taniwha

    Niho Taniwha represents the realm of mythology and a chief's lineage from the atua.

  • Kaokao

    Kaokao symbolises protection. Represents the ribcage which protects our vital organs and the arm/armpit that we use to embrace.

  • Poutama

    Poutama symbolises genealogies and also the various levels of learning and intellectual achievement.

  • Supporting Local

    Small businesses in Aotearoa

  • Aotearoa made

    In Horowhenua

  • Free Aotearoa shipping

    On all orders over $100

The heart & soul of Whānau Collective

Welcome to Whānau Collective, where each knot tells a story and every weave echoes the spirit of Māori heritage. Dive into our world of intricate macrame creations, where tradition meets innovation. Discover the artistry that defines us and join us on a journey that intertwines the past with the present.

Our Story
  • Absolutely love my Halo. Beautiful colours, amazing to deal with and top notch mahi. You can tell when something is made with love. Xx

    - Bex

  • I love my piece! Will send photos when I put on the wall!

    - Louisa

  • It is as awesome as I knew it would be, we both love it.

    - Kotuku

  • Become a Host

    Do you have a venue and a group of at least 10 people? Then reach out to me and we can start planning a workshop together.

    Start planning! 
  • Ngāruawāhia

    Join us for a morning of creativity in Ngāruawāhia.

    Click the link below to see more details and register.

    Start registration! 
  • Auckland

    Join us in Papakura, Auckland to get our creativity going.

    Registration opening soon. 
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