Custom Print




A unique hand lettered print of your chosen text* (eg. whakataukī / karakia / waiata lyrics / iwi anthem / poem / scripture etc). We would love to help create a custom piece of something close to your heart. These also make beautiful and thoughtful gifts for any occasion.

Our custom prints are hand-lettered with love using carbon black ink on Italian acid free 250gsm art paper. A2 and A1 prints are hand-lettered and then digitised and printed on quality textured art paper. 

See word counter tool to calculate which option you need to select before purchasing.

Sizes available: A4 - A1

A4: Maximum word count of 50 words. If your text is longer, please select A3 size.

A3-A1: Maximum word count of 100 words.

*Only includes languages using the latin alphabet

PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 2 WEEKS FOR YOUR UNIQUE PRINT TO BE CREATED (UP TO 3 WEEKS FOR A2 & A1 SIZE). If you are ordering a print for a specific date (e.g. as a birthday gift), please ensure you allow enough time for your print to be made and couriered to you before the special day.

Framed prints are only available within New Zealand.

If you wish to order more than one custom print, please order one at a time to ensure you fill out one form per print.

If you would like to purchase a licence to be able to use the design in commercial projects, please get in touch with us to discuss your project first.

If you have any pātai (questions) before ordering your print, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us — we would be happy to help.

  • Lettering style may vary slightly
  • A4-A3 prints comes in a kraft card envelope for protection and perfect for gifting. A2-A1 prints are packaged in a sturdy tube.
  • The text will be layed out to best fit the page. There may be extra added line breaks, or the words will be layed out in an ‘edge-to-edge’ style with no paragraphs. If required, we will be in touch with a draft mockup for approval first.


We aim to dispatch orders within 48hrs*. Please then allow 2-3 (NZ) or 5-14 (AUS) working days for your order to arrive. An additional 3 working days is required for framed prints.

*Please note custom orders have additional waiting times.

To view our shipping policy please click here.

Christmas Deadlines

Cut-off dates for Christmas delivery:
Australia: order by 23rd November
Aotearoa: order by 15th December

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Jesse Bickerton
Special Custom Print

Completely perfect; from text size, to layout, to print size, to execution, to the wonderful texture and style of the lettering. I couldn’t have imagined this print to be any better. Thank you Aroha for creating such a wonderful memorial piece for us.

Paul Scott
Custom Print

Thanks for great product , was packaged really well and arrived in perfect condition.
Very pleased with the product

Tawera Trinder
Professional and high high quality

Beautiful custom work. Absolutely professional and easy to apply for print. Came beautifully packaged and is off to get framed. Just amazing service

Natalie Fleming
Ka rawe!!

Absolutely loved my beautiful custom piece, my friend cried which in turn made her husband cry! Thank you so much ❤️

Kia ora Natalie, what beautiful feedback to receive, thank you so much for sharing! So glad your friend loved her special piece

Melanie Russell

I purchased a custom print to give as a gift, and I love it. It looks beautiful and flawless. It was delivered fast too. Thank you Aroha!

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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.