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Hato Hohepa return home from Europe

By Taroi Black

Hato Hohepa students have returned home from a once-in-a-lifetime, three-week trip to Europe. The group have become "facebook-famous" with their popular performance videos going viral. An auspicious time as the Māori boarding school celebrates their 150th anniversary.

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Ride for 'Smear your Mea' from Rotorua to Wellington

In February next year a cycling group will cycle from Kauae cemetery in Rotorua to Wellington carrying the message of 'Smear you mea' founder Talei Morrison. Lead by former Māori party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell who says Talei's wanted to have 100% of all Māori performers at Te Matatini to have had checks before they hit the stage and we are going to make that happen.

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Trophy tribute to Damon Heke

By Taroi Black

The South Auckland primary kapa haka regionals are commemorating the late Damon Heke, a former leader of the wider South Auckland community.  His family presented the hosts, Finlayson Park School, a trophy in his name.