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Ko wai au? 

Avara Studio is the creative platform for Avara Moody (they/she/ia), a takatāpui designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau who has been working with clay since 2016.

They whakapapa to Te Rārawa, Waikato-Tainui and Samoa alongside their European heritage. Home for them is Kapanga Coromandel Town where their family have been living for many generations on Te Patukirikiri land.

Avara has a Masters in Design specialising in industrial/product design which informs the way they approach their ceramic practice.

Please get in touch here if you have any questions or are interested in custom orders or collaborations.

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Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

The Dowse Shop - Petone

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland 

Moana Fresh - Avondale
Wonder Journal - Britomart 
Made Go
od - Online 


Ōtautahi Christchurch
Frances Nation Home - Central 

Mt Maunganui 
Paper Plane  - Central 


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