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"Our MISSION is to... normalise, preserve and to teach Te Reo Māori through design"
Nikki Kennedy, Ngāti Porou, Te Aitanga a Mahaki and Te Whakatōhea descent started the journey of Taputapu in November 2015. Born and raised in Gisborne now living in Waikato, Nikki runs Taputapu currently from her home. Recently graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies majoring in Te Reo Māori and Design Media she is determined to use her degree to help preserve Te Reo Māori through her passion of design.