Kia Poho Kererū Stamp
Kia Poho Kererū is a figure of speech used to express how proud one should be of themselves and their achievements.
The design includes an illustration of branches from a Kōwhai tree (native to Aotearoa), where kererū are often found in spring feasting on the flowers and new growth.
Title: kia poho kererū
Meaning: be proud of yourself
Direct translation: have a puffed up chest like the kererū bird.
- Kererū: a native pigeon to Aotearoa that is known for having a notably puffed out chest.
- poho: chest
- poho kererū: a figurative expression — to be proud, full of pride, puffed up with pride
This premium pre-inked stamp is specially hand lettered by Aroha in te reo and accompanied with a meaning card displaying beautiful motifs illustrated by Josh Hurae from @ukaipoarts along with a translation and further information as described by Aroha.
- Stamp size: 32 mm
- Shape: round
- Stamp shell: pounamu jade
- Ink: green
About the artist:
Maimoa Creative is owned by Aroha Tamihana (of Ngāti Raukawa and Ngāti Ranginui descent), a Māori creative passionate about the revitalisation of the Māori language and empowering learners on their journey.
All royalties directly support Aroha and New Zealand Charity, Kura Kai.
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