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  1. Video for Te Ihu wraps up

    Te Ihu wraps up

    The first 14 groups in the Te Ihu section of the Te Matatini festival took the stage today, and among them were three finalists from 2011; Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ōpōtiki mai Tawhiti and Te Waihīrere. 

  2. Video for Māori unite to get Te Matatini into swing

    Māori unite to get Te Matatini into swing

    Dean Nathan looks at the volunteers, the workers and all the effort by thousands of people that goes into making syure Te Matatini operates smoothly this year.

  3. Video for Rotorua arm wrestlers looking to take on world

    Rotorua arm wrestlers looking to take on world

    Two Māori men from Rotorua are taking arm wrestling to a whole new level.  After just a year in the sport, both men have national titles to their names and are looking to attend the world champs later this year in Poland.

  4. Video for NZ Canoe Sprint Champs 2013

    NZ Canoe Sprint Champs 2013

    Waka ama isn't the only water sport Māori excel in. Many Māori won national titles at the NZ Canoe Sprint Champs in Rotorua this weekend and are now looking forward to representing the country at the next Olympics.

  5. Video for MATA HAKA 8: Te Mātārae i Ōrehu

    MATA HAKA 8: Te Mātārae i Ōrehu

    Our reporter Mere McLean was fortunate to speak with Wetini Mitai Ngatai.

  6. Video for Te Matatini mahau unveiled

    Te Matatini mahau unveiled

    A special ceremony early this morning blessed the Te Matatini stage archway in Rotorua.  

  7. Video for Ngā Pōtiki a Hinehopu

    Ngā Pōtiki a Hinehopu

    Next week, the country's top kapa haka will take the national Te Matatini stage in Rotorua. To begin our lead-up coverage, our haka commentator Heeni Brown, spent time with one of the groups preparing for this years competition, Ngā Pōtiki who hail from Te Arawa.

  8. Video for Te Matatini archway erected

    Te Matatini archway erected

    The countdown to Te Matatini has begun with the moving of the new archway from Te Puia to the stadium where Te Matatini will be held. With a 30 metre span standing over 13 metres tall and weighing approximately 26 tonnes the archway will frame the Te Matatini stage with carvings that represent tribes from across the country.

  9. News

    Pearson returns to court

    One of the men jailed for abusing Nia Glassie has appeared before the courts again.

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