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  1. Video for Te Matatini 2017 – Waioweka

    Te Matatini 2017 – Waioweka

    The last time Waioweka stood on a national stage was in Christchurch over 30 years ago. Today Waioweka takes the stage after reforming their team just last year. Many of their performers affiliate to Ngāti Ira, Ngāti Ngahere and Te Whakatōhea.

  2. Video for Te Matatini 2017 – Hātea Kapa Haka

    Te Matatini 2017 – Hātea Kapa Haka

    With one of the strongest soprano sounds in the Northland region, Hātea are the second team to take the stage at this year’s Te Kahu o Te Amorangi - Te Matatini festival at the Hawkes Bay regional sports park in Hastings.

  3. Video for Te Matatini 2017 – Te  Manu Huia

    Te Matatini 2017 – Te Manu Huia

    First to take the stage this year at Te Kahu o te Amorangi: Te Matatini 2017 is Te Manu Huia who delivered a performance resonating with tributes to their founders and patriarch Ngapo Wehi and matriarch Pimia 'Nen' Wehi.

  4. Video for Performers will face the music

    Performers will face the music

    The massive work to get the competition up and running has been completed. Tomorrow, performers will face the music, but with any luck, not the burning sunlight.

  5. Video for Defending Matatini Champs aim for consecutive win

    Defending Matatini Champs aim for consecutive win

    Thousands have converged onto Mclean Park for the first day of the Te Matatini that is held in Hastings. Today hosts Ngāti Kahungunu opened the event with the official pōwhiri ceremony that saw Te Whānau a Apanui give Te Waka Huia the honour of handing over the prestigious Duncan McIntyre trophy.

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    Hukarere and Hato Hōhepa girls lend a hand to host manuhiri

    Hukarere and Hāto Hōhepa are doing their part in hosting the masses at this year’s Te Matatini. Around 50 Hukarere and 20 Hato Hohepa students helped to prepare and serve kai to manuhiri from all over the motu today. 

  7. Video for Rereātea @Te Matatini 2017

    Rereātea @Te Matatini 2017

    Rereātea comes to you live from Mclean Park in Napier this morning as the world's elite kapa haka teams arrive for the powhiri to open Te Matatini 2017.  Join Wikitōria Day and Kimiora-Kaire Melbourne as they bring you the latest news and what to expect over the coming hours and days.

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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.

  9. Video for He Amorangi - Angie Smith

    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.

  10. Video for Food to feed the Matatini masses

    Food to feed the Matatini masses

    With Te Matatini upon us, we take a look at the many hands in Ngāti Kahungunu that have either donated food or volunteered their time to make sure the thousands of visitors to the region are fed.

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