'He kākano ahau' Art Print

$17.50 $35.00

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano ahau i ruia mai i Rangiātea.

I can never be lost, I am a seed sown in the heavens, born of greatness.

A whakataukī that speaks to the heart of belonging, to remind us that we descend from greatness and that we have a reason for being.


Our prints are printed in Aotearoa on high-quality matte paper. Decorate your whare with hand-lettered inspirational quotes, whakatuakī (Māori proverbs), and karakia (prayers) to encourage the use of te reo Māori in your home.

  • Available in A4 or A3
  • Frame not included
  • Separate translation card included


A4-A3 prints are packaged in recyclable kraft board envelopes to ensure they arrive safely and ready to hang in your whare. A2-A1 prints are rolled and sent in mailing tubes.


Please note that the colours shown on your screen may vary slightly from the printed colour.


    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.

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 9 reviews
    Amelia Campbell

    Absolutely love this print! ♥️
    Thank you for the work that you do

    Rhiannon Hooper
    Stunning piece

    This piece is such a high quality, looks so stunning in a frame as well. Love that it comes with the wee meaning card too. Absolutely gorgeous!

    Paula ONeill
    Absolutely Ataahua

    I ordered two pieces of beautiful art and they did not disappoint! They are both absolutely gorgeous! Great communication and super fast delivery. You will not be disappointed!

    Karen Henderson
    He ātaahua

    A beautiful product, top quality and a perfect gift for my tāne. Perfectly packaged and such a quick delivery - I am so thankful 🙏🏼

    Courtney Henskes
    Ātaahua xx

    This is my favourite whakatauki of all time. I constantly come back to it when I'm feeling a bit lost in my Te Reo & Te Ao Journey and this is the exact reminder I need to keep going. Having this print is so special to me. Ngā Mihi for this wonderful taonga x

    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.