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Custom Pōtae: Manu Kākā
Custom Pōtae: Manu Kākā
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Custom Pōtae: Manu Kākā by Lah WhataKākahu

Colour: Black
Material: Felt, feather, harakeke
Size: OSFM
Head circumference: 57cm


'This contemporary, black, felt pōtae is adorned with a woven band of harakeke and bright red feathers representing the huru of the Red Kākā.' - LWK

Lah WhataKākahu finds ethical ways to adorn everyday wardrobe staples. This collection of six pōtae features upcycled and natural materials as a way to honour Papatūānuku.


Laura Wihapi-Kara (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa, Ngāi Tūhoe) was raised in Māwhera-Greymouth and Kawerau where she now lives with her husband and three boys. 

A makeup artist in TV and film, Laura has built a career working alongside other Māori creatives. Laura is a kaiako and contemporary mahi toi with a Diploma in Indigenous Arts.