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OUR NAME - ARIKI

Royalty, paramount chief, high chief, chieftain, lord, leader, aristocrat.

A hereditary member of the nobility. Ariki are known on other islands of Polynesia as Ari’i (Tahiti) and Ali’i (Samoa, Hawaii), carrying great prestige or mana.

Unique customs and culture traverse this vast Pacific Ocean and its tropical islands, inspiring our leadership position as the island region's first ultra-premium brand.

OUR JOURNEY

OUR GIN

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OUR VODKA

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OUR INGREDIENTS

Ariki Gin and Vodka are skilfully crafted using the purest and natural ingredients from around New Zealand and the wider Pacific. Ariki embraces its Polynesian roots with a taste profile reflective of this region. Our products have been lab tested and approved as gluten free.

The Manuka flower sets a keynote to our spirits. The vodka has hints of vanilla and is crafted to perfection. The coconut used for the vodka comes from the Kingdom of Tonga

OUR SPIRIT

OUR LOCATION

On the fringe of the world's largest Polynesian city, Auckland is the setting for Ariki Spirit’s creative home.

The Spirit of Ariki is distilled in Mauao/Mt Maunganui in the region known as Te Moana a Toi te Huatahi which was also given the name Bay of Plenty by Captain James Cook.

Botanicals are gathered from a variety of locations. The wild Manuka flower from coastal slopes of the Matakana region providing just some of our locally sourced botanicals from across Aotearoa, New Zealand.

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