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23 January 2021
Saturday 9 January 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National
Breane Chase with the selection of Tiki-Nui handmade perfumed oils and body scrubs at the Punanga Nui market. 21010602.
A cool breeze drifted the fragrance from the tree, also known as the Ylang Ylang or cananga tree, into the home of Sylvana Taoro-Puia and an idea was born – to produce flower scented natural oils.
assistance of her daughter Breane Chase, Tiki-Nui Body Oils fragranced with tiare mataoi, tiare taina and
lemongrass with coconut oil are now available to smooth over your skin this
encourages people to purchase the oil, “it’s local, natural and it’s good for
the onset of Covid-19, they noticed people were going back to the old traditional
thought why not take advantage of nature and the beautiful scents of our
plants,” Chase said.
spoke to Nana about making the oil, an electric grater started things along…”
favourite oil is the moringa and lemon grass.
spray bottles are better to purchase for a more even coverage on your skin and
less of the product is used.”
helps pick the flowers in the morning and heads to the market while mum Sylvana
Taoro-Puia continues the production process at home.
every plant we see, we want to sniff it and put it into a bottle for people to
that there is no additives like alcohol to the oil, its all local and natural.”
selection of hand-made sugar body scrubs using Atiu coffee, coconut,
passionfruit, lime, vanilla and cinnamon are also produced, all designed to
gently exfoliate your skin.
collection of perfumed coconut oils are: tiare Mataoi, tiare Maori, tiare
taina, morenga and lemongrass, morenga and tiare maori, vanilla, vanilla and
body oils are available at the Punanga Nui Market Monday to Friday from 9am to