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Tawhairauriki tree illustration in gouache. 

A6 card with envelope – Native Trees of Aotearoa series. Perfect gift card for any occasion.


These gorgeous cards have beautiful illustrations on the reverse showing you the details of each tree. Nice!

Digitally printed onto 300GSM Cresendo card, with recycled kraft envelope, and sealed in a sleeve to protect them.

Blank inside with easy to write surface.

Available as single cards or as a beautiful 6 card gift pack of the full series (see Card sets listing). 


Height: up to 20m tall

Age: 300 years

Uses: The bark of Tawhairauriki (mountain beech) was used to produce a black dye for staining harakeke and tī kōuka fibre. Māori tradition has it that Maui killed a taniwha, whose blood was splashed on the surrounding beech trees. If you cut the bark you can see the sap run red.

Tawhairauriki – A6 Greeting Card

  • Illustrated, designed and printed in New Zealand.

    This illustration has been created by Helene Hall (me). 

    Copyright is not transferable with the sale of this item. 

    The buyer is not entitled to reproduction rights.

    © Helene Hall.

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