Aroha + Friends


sylvain descazot x katie brown

June 3 2010
while sylvain was here one of his missions was to make these glass works he ahd been developing b...

sylvain descazot works on paper

June 3 2010
[gallery link="file" columns="4" orderby="title"] Syvain Descazot and partner Anouk arrived in H...

some old prints made into new cushions

June 3 2010
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pania comes in three colours

June 3 2010
we end up doing a few custom print combos and here are a several pania variations.

Hastings Blossom Parade

May 17 2010
here are some more images from Ray Turner taken during the Hastings Blossom Parade in the 60's [...

Mr Turner's slides circa 1960

May 17 2010
We have produced these photographic prints from a local inventor and budding photographer Mr T...

Blue Smoke

April 24 2010
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R.I.P. Guru

April 22 2010

nikki gabriel knits

April 9 2010
Nikki Gabriel has landed in napier from melbourne with her husband and is settling in to the ...

Rio Hemopo in the area

February 23 2010
Rio is one of the baddest bass players in the country and now after trinity roots the brother ha...

Aroha me Humarie Cushion

February 19 2010
I printed this design on some nice lightweight hemp fabric we had lying aound the store. I thoug...

Paxies Print

February 19 2010
Here is a new print. This store has been around for a really long time, i think since the 50's. ...

Shaka Boy

February 19 2010
Did this print up for a bit of fun. The frosty boy gets a bit of a re-edit.

Waitangi Weekend Sale - Happy B'day NZ

February 5 2010
Kia Ora people! Hope the summer is treating you well and your vitamin D levels are good. It's Wa...

Sleepy Hollow

February 3 2010
Blue Bay Motor Camp was a landmark in Opoutama, Mahia. The developers and owners have since cut ...


February 3 2010
even when it's not you can look at this and start whistling the tune and go to that kapai place.

Good Times Festival

February 2 2010
One of my all time favourite DJ's Norman Jay will be in Aotearoa this weekend and i need to find...

Giclée Prints by Rakai Karaitiana

January 19 2010
Titihuia Marine Parade Leanne Culy X Rakai Karaitiana - Pania Montage in Green

The Smiths

January 13 2010
Photography by Deborah and Mark Smith found at their recent exhibition at black barn gallery.

Happy New Year

January 1 2010
Arohanui from the team at the house of aroha. big loves. Artwork - Leanne Culy X House of Aroha

Love Cards

December 20 2009
I have foiled a limited edition of works onto italian print making paper. the editions are on...

Artist in Resistance

December 20 2009
Le Phare I Le Phare II Metamorphose We have a french frere, Sylvain Descazot, working with us ...

large everyday tree

December 8 2009
Here is our large Koru Tree, standing at 80cm tall and cut from bamboo ply, this trees branche...

Everyday tree

December 8 2009
Here is our small koru tree we had made today. Cut using high pressure water from bamboo ply t...


December 3 2009
this catches me up for the third installment. Typophiles will recognise this, adapted from Lubal...

Everyday for today

December 3 2009
Here is an Aroha i hand drew then scanned and traced with the pen tool, i was thinking about mak...


December 2 2009
I have set a challenge for myself for the month of december and that is to create a piece of som...

Kat & Jeremy

November 7 2009
Kat wears Awa jewels bracelets and Karen Walker Rooster sterling silver and flax pendant with Z...

Dan Carter in the area

October 22 2009
here is a photo of dan carter, teulia and myself kickin it in store. i'm the head poping out of ...

Awa Jewels

October 19 2009
Awa Jewels by Ngawaiata available at the Aroha store. Made from Citrine crystals and up-cycled ...

Boh Runga pops in

October 19 2009
Boh Runga is on the road at the moment with Greg Johnson, making their way south via Napier and...

The Quiet Life

October 18 2009
We are pleased to announce the arrival of the Quiet Life. It's a small project by acclaimed...