Tatana, Tame-Hoake and Hamiora Tuari are performers of Te Waihirere Māori Club. Tutored by well-known Haka experts Tangiwai and George Ria, the group are five time champions of the Duncan McIntyre trophy. The three brothers are upholding the legacy of their late grandfather Jock Tuari, who is an original member of Te Waihirere Māori Club. His parting wish was for his grandchildren to renew the family name in the club.
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Paumea Walker is the current Pei Te Hurinui Jones champion and son to tutors of senior Waikato kapa haka, Te Pou o Mangatawhiri. Although his family has no whakapapa to Waikato Tainui, his parents re-established Te Pou o Mangatawhiri upon the request of the late Māori Queen, Te Arikinui Te Ātaairangi Kaahu. Paumea stands to support his parents and family and represent the Kīngatanga at Te Matatini 2017.