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  1. Video for Wehi whānau humbled by kind gesture
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    Wehi whānau humbled by kind gesture

    Hundreds of mourners descended on Parihimanihi Marae today to pay their respects to kapa haka exponent Ngāpō Wehi. There was healthy debate about the future of the Duncan MacIntyre trophy after Te Whānau-ā-Apanui handed it to the Wehi family yesterday.

  2. Video for Te Matatini trophy presented to the Wehi whānau
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    Te Matatini trophy presented to the Wehi whānau

    Te Whānau ā Apanui have shown a huge gesture of Aroha by handing over the Duncan McIntyre trophy to the Wehi whānau. A spokesperson for the group Rawiri Waititi has called for a new trophy to be commissioned laying out a challenge to Te Matatini.

  3. Video for Maxwell shares memories of Wehi
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    Maxwell shares memories of Wehi

    Te Arawa haka exponent Trevor Maxwell has described how Ngāpō Wehi was highly respected throughout the country.  Maxwell, along with his late wife Atareta, tutored two-time national champions Ngāti Rangiwewehi and says that Ngāpō and his wife Nen leave behind a record that is hard to beat in competitive kapa haka.

  4. Video for King Tuheitia to farewell Wehi
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    King Tuheitia to farewell Wehi

    The Māori King, King Tuheitia is preparing to farewell the late Dr Ngāpō Wehi, a legendary haka exponent who was also a long-time attendee of the Coronation.  Ngāpō Wehi's composition Te Wahine Toa was written in honour of the King Movement's female monarch.

  5. Video for Tributes flow for Wehi
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    Tributes flow for Wehi

    Haka expert Ngāpō Wehi will be laid to rest at Waihirere this Thursday after losing his battle to a long-term sickness in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

  6. Video for The late Ngapo Wehi in his own words
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    The late Ngapo Wehi in his own words

    An exponent of traditional Māori performing arts, Ngapo Wehi's fame and recognition is world renowned, from humble beginnings to a being awarded a QSM.

  7. Video for Te Ao Māori mourn the loss of Ngapo Wehi
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    Te Ao Māori mourn the loss of Ngapo Wehi

    The Māori performing arts community is mourning the loss of Dr Ngapo Wehi, QSM. The 82-year old leader from Te Whakatōhea, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau-a-Apanui and Ngāti Kahu passed away in the early hours of this morning. His funeral is being held at Parihimanihi Marae, Waihirere. 

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    Legendary kapa haka exponent Ngapo Wehi passes away

    Dr. Ngapo Wehi, QSM (Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau a Apanui, Ngāti Kahu),  is the most decorated exponent of Māori performing arts and holds the record for the most national wins in the history of kapa haka. Today the legendary composer passed away surrounded by his loving family in Gisborne. Dr. Wehi was 82-years-old.

  9. Video for Waka Huia celebrates its win
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    Waka Huia celebrates its win

    Waka Huia were honored to return to their host marae tonight proudly carrying the top honours of Te Matatini 2013.

  10. Video for MATA HAKA 6: Waka Huia
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    MATA HAKA 6: Waka Huia

    We spend some time with Waka Huia in our lead up coverage to Te Matatini.

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