'Ngā Mihi' Desktop Font


‘Ngā Mihi’ is a lowercase typeface inspired by common Māori motifs appearing in traditional art and designs, in particular the art of whakairo (carving). A strong figure-ground relationship between the individual letterforms creates a bold, intriguing, and culturally stylistic font that will bring a unique flavour to your project*.

This typeface is best showcased as a display font, and is perfect for applications across cultural, design, fashion, art, and branding projects.

Enjoy using one of the few Māori inspired typefaces available to the public.

*Please ensure whatever project you use this font for is promoting the Māori culture and respects tikanga.



  • 26 letters (English alphabet)
  • Macrons (for Māori text)
  • Selection of nine punctuation marks
  • Please note: lowercase letters ONLY
  • TrueType (.ttf) format


Authorised Use
The desktop licence is suitable for personal and commercial use.

The font may be installed and used on up to ten (10) computing devices. Contact us to purchase an upgrade if you require more.

Desktop Font Licence Agreement

Please read the full details of the Desktop Font Licence Agreement before purchasing this font.


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 1 review
David Miller

Great designer. You will love this look. Thank you from Seattle!

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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.