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College Rangatira Red Kākahu

Regular price $283.00 USD
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This size is recommended for ages 13-18 years (Length: 60cm). Commemorate their college years with this unique and timeless garment handcrafted from rooster coque feathers in shades of black, vibrant reds, rich maroon, and white. It features a red taniko band and is assembled according to traditional tikanga customs and kaumatua guidance in Aotearoa New Zealand.

It has been featured in global magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Tatler, and Glamour, showcasing its exceptional quality and craftsmanship. Please note that production time may take 5-10 business days. If you require your Korowai sooner, please inform us and we will do our best to accommodate you. Thank you, Hiria.

Materials

Garment Body: Black polycotton blend

Feathers: Variation of dyed Rooster Coque Tail Feathers approximately 3-6 inches are strung (sewn) together near the tip of each quill. Our feather supplier has been the top Korowai feather supplier in New Zealand for over 25 years and is also Māori (Ngāti Porou) wahine owned and operated.

Taniko Bands: Locally made and sourced from Auckland, New Zealand. Composition to be updated asap.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping costs and timeframes once your Korowai has been completed;

 $10 FLAT FEE NZ National shipping includes;

- Tracking number via email notification

- Target Delivery of up to 3 business days

- Packaged in A3 size keepsake box

 

$30 FLAT FEE International shipping includes;

- Tracking number via email notification

- Target delivery of 3-10 business days

- Packaged in A3 size keepsake box

 

Please refer to your tracking information email once it has been shipped. 

Please click HERE if you need more information from NZ Post if your online order hasn't arrived yet. Please email cs@korowaibyhiria.com if there are any issues that we can try to help and resolve for you.

 

 

 

 

Dimensions

Baby (0-12mths) is 40 x 40cm 

Kindy (1-5yrs) to fit 55-65cm shoulder width

School (6-12yrs) to fit 75-85cm shoulder width 

Teenage (13-16yrs) to fit 85-95cm shoulder width 

Adult designs are made to fit 100-120cm shoulder width 

Care Instructions

These Korowai are categorised as FRAGILE GARMENTS and need special care and attention to see it last as a multi-generational heirloom.

 

Spot clean only - do not machine wash or handwash. Do not twist or wring. Do not tumble dry. Do not dry clean. Never iron. Due to the fragile nature of the feathers, you will risk damaging your Korowai if you do not follow these strict care instructions.

If you must spot clean your Korowai, do not hang it in direct or strong sunlight as this can damage and cause your feather colours to fade over time. Let it dry out in the shade.

Māori made in NZ since 2018

Ko Motatau te Maunga

Ko Hikurangi te Awa

Ko Tau Henare te Marae

Ko Te Orewai te Hapu

Ko Ngāti Hine te Iwi