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    Kīngitanga mourn legendary haka exponent Ngapo Wehi

    King Tūheitia is expected to attend the funeral of haka exponent Dr Ngapo Wehi QSM.   

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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.

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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.

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    5 teams to represent Te Tairāwhiti at Te Matatini

    Tamararo is a regional haka competition held annually in memory of Karaitiana Tamararo.  While five teams qualify to represent the East Coast on the National Stage next year, there is more to the Tamararo event than just competition.

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