Aroha + Friends


Old Friends Wearing Old Favourites

November 19 2012
   We are revisiting a few of our old favourite T-shirt designs. These 'oldies but good...


June 8 2011
i just have a thing for black and white.


June 8 2011
OK, so here is a little rework of our logo and some work i was playing around with over a year ag...

Nans Garden

June 8 2011
My grandmother would spend all day in the garden, it was her pride and joy and she loved growing ...

tahi, rua, toru, wha.

June 8 2011
made this for the hui hui exhibition this friday. have been playing around with this idea for ag...

A is for AROHA

June 8 2011
I think i have a thing for simple black prints on nice white paper.

I ♥ U

June 8 2011
A new print for today. Needed to get back into the swing of things and make some new work. printe...

love x love

November 8 2010


November 2 2010
I was lucky enough to visit a pair of stuffed huia the other day and made sure i took my camera ...

Fantasyland Castle

August 9 2010
Here is a new print for this week. It is based on the Fantasyland Castle now part of Splash Plan...

Keep It Reo

July 29 2010
Here's our Maori Language week print.

Haere Mai

July 29 2010

National Cafe

July 28 2010
The National Cafe in Napier is one of those places that has not changed since the day it opened.

Back to our Roots

July 28 2010
New print for today based on my love for a style of music i like to call Aotearoa Roots. We ha...

some old prints made into new cushions

June 3 2010
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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.

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.

Giclée Prints by Rakai Karaitiana

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

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 ...

Kat & Jeremy

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

Lookbook... Dan Ahwa pops in

September 5 2009
Dan Ahwa works closely with Kirsha for Salasai each season and while in the neighbourhood he p...

look book... kate sylvester organic hester and helen dresses.

August 25 2009
Pretty in pink and organic too  its so nice to have some color in the house feels like spring!!!!!