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  1. Video for Te Matatini 2017 – Te  Manu Huia
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    Te Matatini 2017 – Te Manu Huia

    First to take the stage this year at Te Kahu o te Amorangi: Te Matatini 2017 is Te Manu Huia who delivered a performance resonating with tributes to their founders and patriarch Ngapo Wehi and matriarch Pimia 'Nen' Wehi.

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    Performers will face the music

    The massive work to get the competition up and running has been completed. Tomorrow, performers will face the music, but with any luck, not the burning sunlight.

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    Defending Matatini Champs aim for consecutive win

    Thousands have converged onto Mclean Park for the first day of the Te Matatini that is held in Hastings. Today hosts Ngāti Kahungunu opened the event with the official pōwhiri ceremony that saw Te Whānau a Apanui give Te Waka Huia the honour of handing over the prestigious Duncan McIntyre trophy.

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    Exponents of haka world pay homage to Makariini Temara

    Exponents of the haka world are paying homage to one of their most respected leaders, Te Makarini Temara, who passed away in Whakatāne overnight at the age of 58. They say that the man who was the driving force behind the kapa haka of Ruatāhuna Kākahu Mauku, a respected elder of the Ngāti Kuri and Tamakaimoana people and a prominent figure at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi is a huge loss.

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    Hukarere and Hato Hōhepa girls lend a hand to host manuhiri

    Hukarere and Hāto Hōhepa are doing their part in hosting the masses at this year’s Te Matatini. Around 50 Hukarere and 20 Hato Hohepa students helped to prepare and serve kai to manuhiri from all over the motu today. 

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    Rereātea @Te Matatini 2017

    Rereātea comes to you live from Mclean Park in Napier this morning as the world's elite kapa haka teams arrive for the powhiri to open Te Matatini 2017.  Join Wikitōria Day and Kimiora-Kaire Melbourne as they bring you the latest news and what to expect over the coming hours and days.

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    Ngāti Kahungunu prepares to welcome the masses

    In a united front, Ngāti Kahungunu are preparing to welcome the world’s elite kapa haka teams and fans to Te Kahu o Te Amorangi senior national kapa haka competition Te Matatini 2017 at Mclean Park in Napier today. The welcoming ceremony will include a kaiwero specialist team, a massive welcoming crew and a paepae full of expert orators.

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    Food to feed the Matatini masses

    With Te Matatini upon us, we take a look at the many hands in Ngāti Kahungunu that have either donated food or volunteered their time to make sure the thousands of visitors to the region are fed.

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    Aim for Zero Waste at Te Matatini

    Zero Waste will be part and parcel of Te Matatini which begins this Thursday.  With the whole Māori nation excited about Te Matatini, Heretaunga is preparing for thousands of visitors enjoying the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts.   

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    He Amorangi-Elegance and Poise

    He Amorangi: Tū Te Manawa Maurea performer Piata Waitai is known for her elegance and poise. She says her family's passion are the arts, kapa haka is only one aspect.

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