Kāri Māori


Kāri Māori is a deck of thoughtfully designed playing cards that celebrates the Māori language and culture, while supporting local creatives, makers and businesses. A collaboration project by Konei and Maimoa Creative, released during Matariki 2021. A treasured taonga for whānau that encourages play, laughter, unity, and learning. 

Kāri Māori are 100% designed and made in Aotearoa​. 


  • 54 playing cards
  • Embossed outer pack
  • 1 info card

Inside the pack there is a QR code which will take you to behind the scenes videos of the talented artist Jordyn Daniels explaining her work that honours traditional Māori art.

Project details:

ARTIST: Jordy Elise
DESIGN: Maimoa Creative

For a list of card banter in te reo Māori, visit our blog post that provides a list of handy phrases and words to use while playing your favourite card game!


We aim to dispatch all orders within 48 hours*. Once dispatched, please allow 1-3 (NZ) or 4-14 (AUS) working days for your purchase to arrive.

*Please note custom orders have additional waiting times.

To view our shipping policy please click here.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

So happy with my purchase, the cards are beautifully designed and high quality! Thank you so much! :)


These cards are absolutely stunning! The detail and design is so clever and admirable! I have purchased them as a xmas gift for my tane as him and his mates love to get together for poker games! I look forward to seeing them in use! ✨

Beautiful gift

I purchased this for a friend going back home overseas as a momento of his stay in aotearoa. He loved it! Bonus was his fav bird was the piwakawaka, so it was perfect.

Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori

Our products all revolve around celebrating and promoting te reo Māori.

Audio Files

All prints and greeting cards have audio files to assist with pronunciation.

Unique Designs

Our designs are hand-lettered to ensure originality. Custom pieces are original artworks.