Pahikara is te reo for bicycle. And Aotearoa is tino pai for cycling. Embrace the language, and the land, kiwis!
Blackwell and Sons is stoked to launch a new range of exclusive tee shirts for summer that celebrates the Pahikara in a uniquely kiwi way. Sir Kim Workman gifted us this name and, like many other Māori words we use in everyday conversations today, we plan to make Pahikara a commonly understood and spoken word to interchange with bicycle.
A donation to Greytown’s local Papawai marae will be made from every sale of a Pahikara tee shirt.
Someone sent their tee shirt back to us with - gasp - a hair on it. It was hard to say where the hair came from. Michelle fainted. Trish had to go home and have the next day off. It was the wrong size for the wearer because they forgot to check the size chart below. The trauma of exchange was just too much for our little business to endure. So, to protect everyone’s health, safety and tolerance for ickyness, choose your tee shirt carefully because we cannot exchange it for a different size. Thank you.
Here are the dimensions for each tee size:
Underarm to underarm
Length of back
Bicycles and e-Bikes
We deliver our bicycles all over Aotearoa New Zealand ourselves for a few reasons; we like to ensure your bicycle arrives in perfect condition and we also want you to be able to ride it immediately. We set your seat and handlebar height so you can ride comfortably and we listen and respond to any questions you have. We like to ensure we are minimising our fuel use and pollution so we like to schedule the most efficient delivery plan possible. That’s why it may take a month or two to get your bicycle to you.
We will despatch your purchase the same day or next day and we will email you courier tracking information so you know exactly where your package is. We try, wherever possible, to use recycled or compostable packaging. For orders under $150, we charge $9.90 towards the cost of the courier. For $150 or more, we cover it.