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HE WHAKAPUTANGA HOOPS

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Available in 18K Gold or Rhodium Silver Plated Stainless Steel Engraved 20mm Rectangle Pendants on 20mm Hoops. 

This item is packaged in a custom coffee velvet suede drawstring pouch with gold Rerehua branding, perfect for presenting as a gift. 


HE WHAKAPUTANGA HOOPS

He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni 

The 'Declaration of Independence of the United Tribes of New Zealand'

The He Whakaputanga or United Tribes flag was created in 1834. It was necessary for Māori to choose a flag so that they could continue to participate in the major trading markets and adhere to navigation laws for ships to operate. 

The flag came to represent the He Whakaputanga Declaration, which is often described as the tuakana to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. It was a declaration to the world that Māori were a sovereign people and an independent state.  This was signed in 1835 at Waitangi and sent to Britain where it was recognised and reaffirmed by King William IV. 

Waitangi Tribunal findings:

"He Whakaputanga was a declaration that Māori authority would endure, and that foreigners would not be allowed to make laws"

 

 

Kupu hou:

tuakana = older sibling

Rangatiratanga = chieftainship 

taonga = precious, treasured, of great value

Nu Tireni = New Zealand

Shipping

ORDER PROCESSING

We will process your order within 1-2 business days following payment. We normally ship orders the next day by NZ Post Overnight Express for New Zealand orders however please allow up to 1-5 days for delivery within New Zealand.

AUSTRALIA

For Australia customers, there are two options at checkout, either Economy Tracked which usually takes 10-15 days or by DHL International Express which is 3-7 days.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

Other than Australia, all other international orders are sent by DHL International Express. Order processing times are the same as domestic orders but shipping times will vary depending on the country you are ordering from.  

There may be further shipping delays due to disruptions caused by Covid-19 that are out of our control. You will be provided with a tracking number so you can track the movements of your order. Rerehua Boutique cannot manage the shipment for you once it leaves our warehouse, you will need to contact DHL for updates using your tracking number as a reference. 

CUSTOMS IMPORT DUTY & TAXES
  • Please note that Rerehua Boutique is not liable for customs clearances fees that are required by your country, we also are not responsible for the delay in delivery caused by customs
  • All prices online do not include any of these customs clearance fees. Please familiarise yourself with your country’s customs charges and levies prior to placing an order
  • Please keep an eye on your shipment with the tracking number provided to avoid delays, Rerehua Boutique is not responsible if you are not notified by your country’s postal authority
If you choose to reject/refuse delivery due to customs fees there will be a $30 return fee deducted from your store credit to cover return shipping due to your refusal. This is non-negotiable. If we are charged any fees associated with the return of the parcel these will also be deducted from your store credit. If you place multiple orders your country's border control may combine the total of them upon entry, making you liable for import taxes and duties. The above is still applicable in this situation.  

 

NO COLLECTIONS

We are an online business only and we don't offer any pickup option sorry. We do have pop-up stalls at some Events or you can visit one of our Stockists to shop in-store. 

Care Instructions

Rerehua Boutique Stainless Steel Jewellery is non-tarnish, sweat-proof, hypoallergenic, durable, beautiful and long lasting pieces that should be handled with care. Avoid contact with chemicals, chlorine, hazardous liquids or UV sterilization which removes the plating. You can clean your jewellery with a chamois cloth either dry or with some warm water.