PAGE 12 FASHION & CULTURE
The community enjoyed Ma¯ ori culture and fashion together as Ma¯ ori designers showcased their pieces on the runway at the Tiki A¯ hua fashion show. The fashion and design extravaganza was held last Saturday at Te Puia. Photographer Ben Fraser and Shauni James took these photos of the action.
A piece by emerging designer Cheremene Castle.
One of Kiri Nathan’s edgy eveningwear dresses catches the eye on the runway.
The audience gets a look at one of Mac Vicious Society — Glen Maclachlan’s black and white outfits.
A resounding ‘aww’ rings out as a little model takes to the catwalk in the weaving section.
A flowy garment and adornments is showcased in the Henare (with Masami) by Nerida Johnstone collection.
Designer William Waiirua wears a pair of his futuristic-style glasses.