“WHIRI – INSPIRING PRIDE IN IDENTITY”

Designer Keri Wanoa and Contemporary Artist Hemi Sundgren are passionate about their work in the creative and cultural sectors.  The husband and wife team have over 15 years experience in art and design, culminating in a high end fashion label and complimentary ethnographic jewellery and sculpture that defines their distinctive indigenous values based around family, community and Te Reo Māori (New Zealand’s native language).

WHIRI has never officially been launched.  It continues to evolve organically from the couple’s passion for art and design, and commitment to creative and cultural expression.

“The Whiri signature integrates texture, art and identity with High Street cool.”