OLD ABEL TASMAN WAS A DUTCHMAN WHO ON THE 13TH OF DECEMBER 1643 SIGHTED AOTEAROA FROM HIS SHIP JUST OFF TE WAI POUNAMU - WHEN HE SENT PEOPLE TO SHORE TO INVESTIGATE LOCAL HAPU NGATI TŪMATOKŌKIRI KILLED SOME OF THE EXPLORERS , HE THEN WITHOUT EVEN SITTING FOOT ON AOTEAROA WENT ON TO "NAME" AOTEAROA, NIEUW ZEELAND. WHICH REMINDED THE DUTCHMAN OF ZEELAND ANOTHER WHENUA 18000 KM AWAY IN THE NETHERLANDS.
THIS IS A PAKEHA HISTORY OF THE RE- NAMING OF AOTEAROA
IT WOULD BE 120 YEARS UNTIL COOK MADE IT TO AOTEAROA . LET ME REAPEAT THAT..........AOTEAROA!!!!! HE
THE ABEL - DESIGN CONNECTS TO THE STORY ABOVE THE BLOOD THAT WAS SHED ON THIS FIRST CONTACT AND THE NAMING OF AOTEAROA FROM SIGHT - ESPECIALLY PAY ATTENTION TO THE EYES MY WHAKAARO WAS THAT ABEL SAW THIS BATTLE THROUGH A SCOPE OF SOME DISCRIPTION HENCE THE ROUNDED MARKS AROUND THE EYES.
Expected Delivery Times
New Zealand 7 to 10 days Australia 10 to 14 days
Kia ora whānau please remember that most of these pieces are made by us in house and a lot of time and aroha has gone in to each piece, so please allow 7 to 10 days (NZ) for your order to arrive.
Nga mihi nui - Hori, Mia and te Hori whānau.
New Zealand - Clothing Shipping Rates
1 item clothing $8 2 items $10 3 items $15 4 items $20 FREEShipping for all purchases over $500 (clothing orders only).
New Zealand - Art Shipping Rates
Rolled prints A3 up to A1 $25 Framed pieces sent (IMPORTANT - at buyers risk) $50
Australia - Clothing Shipping Rates
1 item clothing $25 2 items $35 3 items $40 4 items $45 FREEShipping for all purchases over $500 (clothing orders only).
Australia - Art Shipping Rates
At this stage we are only sending rolled art print works outside of NZ. Print sizes A3 A2 A1 $55