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Koru Kiwi Tees

"Coolness is remembered long after style is forgotten"

Wearable styles and cool prints

About Us

If you REALLY want to know!
We began back in 2011 when the GFC was still rolling through NZ and we were looking for a way to get more Kiwi people to buy more NZ made stuff. You know, support the economy and all that. After years of trial and tribulation we decided the best thing to do was just give people what makes them happy. (I know, genius, right?). We also wanted something that was kind of ethical and environmentally sustainable (again, genius) so here it is!

Koru Kiwi Tees

Our Story

Yes, we're real people too!
Like so many small businesses in New Zealand we wanted to solve a problem. We found too many poor quality products coming in from overseas that were cheap and fell apart quickly. Then as luck would have it, we purchased a T-Shirt online that was made of ethically sourced material, fit beautifully and was affordable. We wanted to share our discovery with friends and family and maybe even the general public if they were interested. Turns out our "discovery" was already a global leader in ethical garment manufacture and distribution. OOPS! So now we're just adding our own little prints to these seriously amazing items of clothing and maybe doing the planet a favour at the same time. We choose local print shops and delivery channels wherever possible to keep our own little economy ticking along, one purchase at a time.

Delivery & Returns

We're here to help.
Most of our customers live right here in New Zealand and so we're happy to help out how and wherever we can. We are bound by the New Zealand Customer Guarantees Act which means, in a nutshell, that if you receive faulty goods or the wrong order, you're entitled to a refund, credit or replacement. Please call, email or message us and we'll do our level best to sort it out for you. We're just a small (very small!) business doing our best to keep people happy. :-) Some things are out of our control like NZ Post, who for the most part do a terrific job under the current circumstances. Just be kind, show a little patience and please don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions you may have. Cheers. Phil. The Manager.

Payment Info

Is it safe to buy from us?
You Betcha! We use Stripe as our customer payment system so all your details are secure. If you wish to use cash and pick up your goods in person then you are very welcome to do so! Please email me at to arrange a time and place for payment/collection. We are based in Waipu, Northland and currently in the process of setting up sales at the markets in Waipu and possibly Mangawhai on the weekends.
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Explore Our Catalog

If there is something in particular you're looking for but can't find then flip us a quick email and we'll see if we can get it for you!

Contact Us

Our address
Waipu, Northland New Zealand
Open hours
Daily 7:00 AM — 7:00 PM