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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.

  2. Video for He Amorangi - Angie Smith
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    He Amorangi- Angie Smith

    Angie Smith of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāi Tūhoe has inspired many performers because of her natural beauty and passion for kapa haka and other dancers such as hula in the Auckland region. In 1988 Angie would debut for Te Waka Huia in Whangarei with their many successes later including three national championships.

  3. Video for He Amorangi - Sister Act 2
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    He Amorangi- Sister Act 2

    Tonight's Amorangi feature is a story about two sisters Maani and Sarah Waititi who are performers for Te Matatini defending champions Te Whānau a Apanui.  They say that their Nanny and Pāpā are the reason they are passionate about their iwi and group.

  4. Video for He Amorangi - Sophie Williams
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    He Amorangi- Sophie Williams

    He Amorangi - Sophie Williams of Te Arawa and Ngāpuhi descent is a lecturer of dance at the University of Auckland, a PhD student, a key performer and member of Hawaiki Tu Academy. She says her Rotorua based senior kapa Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao has grounded and influenced who she is today as a dancer, a performer and representative of her tribe, Te Arawa.

  5. Video for He Amorangi - Give everything on stage - Hohepa Tamepo
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    He Amorangi- Give everything on stage- Hohepa Tamepo

    22-year-old Hohepa Tamepo from Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti on the East Coast says the group's main purpose is to nurture and teach the next generation the stories of Paikea and the histories of their people.

  6. Video for He Amorangi - Enhancing the musical ensemble of Waiata Tira
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    He Amorangi- Enhancing the musical ensemble of Waiata Tira

    Former Matatini judge Angela Karini has been a composer, a vocal instructor and is a judge of Waiata Tira across all levels of Performing Arts from Primary School to National level. She says for the 'Waiata Tira' gives groups the opportunity to show not just their lyrical genesis but also their vocal genesis. 

  7. Video for He Amorangi - Elements of a formal welcome key for Whakaeke
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    He Amorangi- Elements of a formal welcome key for Whakaeke

    Tei Nohotima will be judging the Whakaeke at this year’s Te Matatini festival. Nohotima says he likes to compare the ‘Entry item’ to a formal welcome and will be looking for these elements in groups performances this year.

  8. Video for He Amorangi – When composing waiata koroua, less is more
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    He Amorangi – When composing waiata koroua, less is more

    As the Te Matatini draws near we talk to one of the judges of the waiata koroua Chris Winitana. It's Winitana’s second time as a judge at the competitions, but his first as judge of this section. He tells us what he thinks are the special features of the traditional chant.

  9. Video for He Amorangi - Components of the waiata-a-ringa
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    He Amorangi- Components of the waiata-a-ringa

    Prolific composer and kapa haka exponent Kuini Moehau has judged the waiata-a-ringa discipline for over 40-years. She says there is an art to executing a successful waiata-a-ringa and shares her tips with Te Kāea.

  10. Video for He Amorangi – Secrets of the Poi
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    He Amorangi – Secrets of the Poi

    Te Kāea speaks with expert judges from each discipline leading up to Te Matatini 2017.  We begin with Ngamoni Huata who is renowned for her contribution to upholding and maintaining the traditions of poi.  She will be adjudicating this particular discipline at this year’s Te Matatini.  

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