Topic: Tainui

Waikato-Tainui marae prepare for battle at Iwi Games

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

It's the various sporting codes that bring them all together, descendants of the Tainui Canoe every two years to Hopuhopu in Ngāruawāhia.

What better way to entice the many descendants back home to represent their marae, their sub-tribe and their family.

As Tainui's biggest tribal event plays out, governance members still tick away at other opportunities to not only unite their own, but all iwi.

With recent announcement of the re-establishment of the 12 member iwi representative group to be wrapped around the Māori King.