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How YOU can support small businesses without spending one cent

Tim and I here at Taonga By Timoti have been completely blown away by the upsurge of people wanting to support small NZ  businesses now...
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Are we still open and other CVD19 questions

Kia Ora ataahua Taonga whanau, short answers for those with little time; Yes, we are still working. 🎉🎉EDIT: WE CAN NOW POST AGAIN - YIPPEEE! While...
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Connecting the Dots

Dots.  We are all about the dots around here lately.  Beautiful, perfect, simple dots. Dots carved from the earth and so connecting us with Papatūānuku....
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Can You Buy Pounamu For Yourself?

You know who you are.  You love pounamu.  You admire its majestic beauty, its permanence, and its intrinsic spiritual qualities.  What you’d like more than...
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What is Matariki?……and our exclusive Matariki Pendant

Matariki is the Māori name for a cluster of nine stars that reappear on the north-east horizon each year, sometime in early winter. The pre-dawn...
carving a pounamu guitar pick

Ever wondered how a pounamu guitar pick would sound to your ears?

We had the absolute pleasure this week of having Zoe Scott of Foxtrots come stay with us. She's a talented musician with a voice to...
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What’s in a name; Do you know if you are wearing Pounamu, Greenstone or NZ Jade?

I had an interesting conversation with a lovely lady the other day who had been looking through our website. It just so happened that this...
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Inspiring meeting with DJ Norman Jay MBE and Jane Jay

At Neudorf vineyard the other night we were dance struck with the invigorating sounds of DJ Norman Jay MBE, supporting act for Fat Freddy's Drop...
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We give you hand-made, sustainably sourced, sterling silver work on every piece

Handmade hooks for our pounamu earrings We are often asked about the silver work on our pounamu jewellery. The short answer is, all the hooks and findings...
our compostable packaging for your taonga

Every taonga you purchase is lovingly packaged and posted to you in 100% Compostable Packaging

Kia ora nga taonga whanau,  we are really excited to share this video with you outlining our packaging system that delivers your taonga to you in...

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