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Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei host inaugural primary school kapa haka festival

By Dion Hosking , Te Rina Kowhai

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei hosted an inaugural Māori cultural festival at Ōrākei Marae. The event was held for primary schools in the central Auckland region to uplift and encourage students from all ethnicities within the Māori performing arts. 


Taranaki schools combine to compete at regional kapa haka compeition

By Dion Hosking

Three Taranaki schools will combine to take on Aotea’s top secondary school kapa haka teams at the Aotea regional competitions. The Aotea regional's will be held this Friday 30 June, a day after the regional Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competitions.