Toi Maori Gallery

Nichola Te Kiri

Nichola Te Kiri

Nichola Te Kiri
Ngai Tūhoe

Ko Maungapōhatu te maunga.Ko Tauranga te awa.Ko Pouahīnau te pā.Ko Tūhoe te iwi."Tūhoe moumou kai, Moumou taonga, Moumou tangata i te pō"Nō Te Waimana ahau. Ko Nichola Pania Te Kiri ahau. Creative extraordinaire, current business owner and creator of Nichola -Contemporary Māori Designs from Aotearoa. Te Kiri is skilled in many facets of design. She is a modern jewellery designer, mixed media artist, graphic and fashion designer, who is creative, innovative and passionate. She keepsit fresh by offering original, creative designs, artworks and solutions drivenby Te Ao Māori with splashes of Aotearoa flavours. Te Kiri has studied whakairo (carving), contemporary Māori arts and raranga at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Other tohu she has acquired are in the fields of management and art and design, gaining a Bachelor of Spatial Design and Diploma in EventManagement from Auckland University of Technology.