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Reusable Coffee Cup Aroha by Christine Harvey

Reusable Coffee Cup Aroha by Christine Harvey

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Reusable Coffee Cup Aroha by Christine Harvey

Reuse…..Reuse…..Reuse….. Recycle

The Aroha Coffee Reusable coffee cup is made in New Zealand by CUPPACOFFEECUP.   The idea behind the cup is that you can re-use your CUPPACOFFEECUP, time and time again instead of using disposable cups each time you grab a takeaway coffee.  All the cups in the CUPPACOFFEECUP range are lightweight and feature full colour imagery from New Zealand artists, making the CUPPACOFFEECUP feel and look way better than regular takeaway coffee cups.

The Aroha Coffee Design is by New Zealand Artist Christine Harvey.

12oz Reusable takeaway coffee cup.
Reusable takeaway coffee cup.
Ideal for espresso machines as they fit under most heads.

Designed and made in New Zealand.

Height with lid: 128mm
Height without lid: 116mm
Top diameter (without lid) 80mm
Bottom diameter 60mm

100% polypropylene
All new materials
BPA free
Food Safe to comply with NZ standards 

Why should you use a Reusable Coffee Cup?

New Zealand is a pretty small country and it is estimated that between 100-200 million disposable coffee cups are used each year, Australia the figure soars to about 800 million a year.  Each of these cups have to be manufacturered so there is the environmental impact of just making these cups to consider, also many of the disposable cups on the market cannot be recycled as they are lined with a plastic, so doesn't it make sense to just reuse your coffee cup?

So you can promote sustainability by using a reusable cups that can used time and time again.  The cups from CUPPACOFFEECUP are made from food-grade polypropylene, this is a plastic which can be recycled at the end of its life it can even be made into new consumer goods.  Of course, there is some environmental impact in producing a cup from CUPPACOFFEECUP, reusing your CUPPACOFFEECUP for a year or two will definitely help the planet!

At the end of its life, both the cup and lid can be recycled.

About Aroha

The whakataukī “Aroha atu, Aroha mai” is a favourite according to Chris as it is simplistic and yet powerful.  Love given, love received.  The designs are taniko patterns created by Chris taken from her digital creations and represent the dynamics of Aroha te aro o te ha.  The intention we give to any task and each other is important, let it be given with ease and joy and received with such.  Taniko patterns are found on the cloaks of our ancestors.  They tell narratives with each line and shape deliberately placed to represent the wearer.

About Christine Harvey

Chris Harvey is Moriori, Ngati Mutunga o Wharekauri, Te Ati Awa ki te Tauihu, Ngati Toa Rangatira, Kati Mamoe and Pakeha.  She is the first female tāmoko practitioner in Aotearoa.  Chris has been practicing for 28+ years but, before she began her mainstream career, she graduated in ‘93 from three years with the Studio Art School in Christchurch.  Now Chris can create in most mediums traditional and contemporary.  She is also a home educator with five tamariki and is a mentor to many who seek support with māori art forms.  Besides creating tāmoko/whakairo/jewellery and art in general, she facilitates wānanga on kauwae moko around the country.  Chris is currently refining her skills in traditional fibre form with muka and 3D design based on traditional Māori and Moriori form in multi media materials, stone, metal, bone, wood and resins, while continuing to balance life, work and education.

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