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Te Matatini 2013

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Te Matatini mauri stone begins journey around Kahungunu region

A stone representing the hosting rights of Te Matatini has started its journey around the Kahungunu region, the new home for Te Matatini in 2017.  The journey began in Tauranga because of an inter-regional connection represented by Tauranga group, Ngāti Ranginui who participates in the Hawke's Bay regional competition.

Reo assessment criteria to be determined for Te Matatini

A Matatini working group have met at Waikato University to determine the criteria that will be used to judge the fluency of the Māori language at the Matatini Kapa Haka Festival 2017 in Hastings.  Reo advocate and Matatini judge Pania Papa says the purpose of the meeting is to ensure that the assessment criteria is the right criteria.