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Hononga - Pēpi Knitted Blanket

$89.99 NZD

Hononga - Connection/Relationship

Whakapapa for Māori is not a linear thing, it goes up and down and through. It’s about past and present. Understanding our hononga to Papatūānuku. The exchange is back and forth. She takes care of us and we take care of her. Awhi Companys Hononga Pēpi Knitted Blanket hopes to teach the next generation to care for and honour the depth and beauty of Papatūānuku.

Finely woven 100% Organic Cotton Paraikete (blanket). Cotton fibres breathe naturally and allows new born pēpi to regulate their own temperature.

  • 100% Organic Cotton
  • Designed in Aotearoa
  • Māori Owned and Designed
  • 80cm x 100cm
  • Made in China
  • Cold gentle hand wash/machine wash, Tumble dry on low heat, Do not bleach, Do not iron, Do not dry clean


Awhi Company was born from a love of making baby blankets for close friends and whānau. From muslin wraps to knitted blankets each item is designed with an element of Te Reo Māori or Mātauranga Māori to ensure our pēpī stand strong in their identity from the moment they enter this world.


Available online and in-store at City Gallery Wellington and Wellington Museum. Explore our collection of jewellery, taonga, souvenirs, science-themed gifts and more from across Aotearoa New Zealand.