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    Pōhiri signals the start of Te Matatini 2015

    Today, top haka groups from 13 regions were welcomed as they arrived at the Te Matatini venue.  Amongst them Māoridom's highest dignitaries, from King Tuheitia to parliamentarians.

  2. Finishing touches put in place around the Te Matatini 2015 stage - Photo / Stephen Guyan
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    Will you be attending Te Matatini 2015 in line or online?

    The biennial Te Matatini festival attracts thousands of spectators over a 4-day period.  As social media developments have grown dramatically in the past two years, to include popular apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and more, Te Matatini 2015 is looking to connect more people online to kapa haka than ever before.

  3. Inside the venue, Te Matatini 2015 - Photo / file
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    Ngāi Tahu prepared to host the world's largest kapa haka festival

    After almost 30 years, Ngāi Tahu and Waitaha rohe are geared up to host the world’s largest kapa haka showcase, Te Matatini 2015, kicking off with a pōhiri this morning at 11am.

  4. Video for Haka groups arrive to Christchurch in steady stream
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    Haka groups arrive to Christchurch in steady stream

    Haka groups arrived in a steady stream today in Christchurch for the formal opening of the competition tomorrow.  For the teams themselves, there were all sorts of preparations for performers and instruments before zero hour. 

  5. Video for Ngāi Tahu's sentiment to repay nation's kindness during their tragedy
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    Ngāi Tahu's sentiment to repay nation's kindness during their tragedy

    Repaying the nation for its kindness is the sentiment behind Ngāi Tahu's hosting of Te Matatini this year.  Dubbed "He Ngākau Aroha", the festival is the culmination of the finest Ngāi Tahu has to offer.

  6. Video for Ngāi Tahu to prepare "Feast of the Century"
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    Ngāi Tahu to prepare "Feast of the Century"

    7000 plates of food are being prepared for what Ngāi Tahu are calling the "Feast of the Century" tomorrow with produce being trucked in from up and down the South Island.  But kitchens throughout the local marae are just as busy. 

  7. Video for Te Matatini ticket sales surpass expectations
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    Te Matatini ticket sales surpass expectations

    There are only two days until the opening of the National Te Matatini Festival.  Te Matatini is looking positive and ticket sales are on track.

  8. Video for Hundreds volunteer to help at Te Matatini Festival
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    Hundreds volunteer to help at Te Matatini Festival

    Over 400 volunteers from NZ and Australia will be giving their time to ensure the South Island's Te Matatini festival will be one to remember. 

  9. Video for "Mokotini" kicks off with Te Matatini preparation well underway
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    "Mokotini" kicks off with Te Matatini preparation well underway

    Christchurch region preparations are in full swing for the national kapa haka festival, Te Matatini.

  10. Video for Te Ahikōmau ki Hamoterangi excited to help host Te Matatini - Feature
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    Te Ahikōmau ki Hamoterangi excited to help host Te Matatini- Feature

    It's been nearly 30 years since the last time a national kapa haka competition was held in the South Island. 

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