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    Aunty Kitty of Waihirere Māori Club laid to rest

    A stalwart of Waihirere Māori Club during the 60’s – 80’s has been laid to rest by her people of Te Aitanga ā Māhaki today in Gisborne. Her name was Maungarongo Kingi and affectionately known as Aunty ‘Kitty’ by her family and members of Parimānihi Marae.

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    More goals on the horizon for Wetini Mitai-Ngatai

    Haka exponent and businessman Wetini Mitai-Ngatai has been inducted into this year’s New Year's Honours List for his services to Māori performing arts. He is known for taking his haka group Te Matarae i o Rehu to two national titles and running his Māori tourism business, Mitai Māori Village.

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    Leaders in Māori arts honoured

    Renowned kapa haka exponent Wetini Mitai-Ngatai, prominent Māori artist Frederick Graham and multi-disciplinary artist Lisa Reihana are among the many Māori have been named in the 2018 Queen's New Year Honours list. 

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    Te Rā o te Raukura set to kick off Te Matatini calendar

    For many years, Wellington has hosted a free whānau-friendly day out called Te Rā o te Raukura and it has been confirmed that it will be back for another year.

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    First disabled haka group striving for the national stage

    The first Te Anga Paua kapa haka symposium for disabled people was held at Te Mānukanuka o Hoturoa Marae in Auckland today.  Some of the country's top performers weighed in to support the team's endeavours to get to the national stage.

  6. Video for Special 'Poi e' performance by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and AGGs Kapa Haka
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    Special 'Poi e' performance by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and AGGs Kapa Haka

    In a first, the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) teamed up with the Auckland Girls Grammar Kapa Haka group and a South Auckland primary school to perform a special rendition of the iconic Kiwi song Poi E. The whānau of Dalvanius Prime was in attendance to enjoy the special performance.

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    Te Matatini prepares for Westpac Stadium

    Wellington's premier sporting and hospitality venue, Westpac Stadium is set to be the next battleground for arguably the most prominent biennial event on the Māori calendar.

  8. Video for Respected community leader, Damon Heke passes away aged 42
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    Respected community leader, Damon Heke passes away aged 42

    Another sacred huia bird has flown as the many hearts and minds congregate to grieve its departure.  Well respected community leader and Māori performing arts exponent, Damon Heke has passed away, aged 42 after a long battle with nasopharyngeal carcinoma - cancer in the ears, nose, and throat.

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    Te Matatini 2019 venue and dates announced

    Following a hugely successful Te Matatini in Napier earlier this year, Te Matatini o Te Kahu o Te Amorangi, today the long-awaited details of Te Matatini 2019 were revealed.

  10. Video for Whangaruru celebrate their 28th Kapa Haka festival
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    Whangaruru celebrate their 28th Kapa Haka festival

    In its 28th year, the Whangaruru Kapa Haka Festival has attracted a crowd of over 500 to celebrate local primary schools taking the stage in support of this year's theme of respect for children.

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