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  1. Video for Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti honour Kīngitanga, Ringatū & Rātana
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    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti honour Kīngitanga, Ringatū & Rātana

    Representing all hapū of Te Whakatōhea, Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti return to the national stage after taking out the Mataatua regional kapa haka competition in 2018.

  2. Video for Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti: Behind the lines
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    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti: Behind the lines

    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti are gearing up for Te Matatini and Te Kāea takes you behind the scenes for an exclusive sneak-peak to hear about the themes of their performance.

  3. Video for 2018 Mātaatua Kapa Haka Regional Results
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    2018 Mātaatua Kapa Haka Regional Results

    Eighteen Mātaatua teams performed on stage at the Te Teko Racecourse over the last two days, all vying for a chance to represent their region at Te Matatini, in Te Whanganui-a-tara (Wellington) next year. All information and results about the competition available here.

  4. Video for Te Matatini 2017 - Ōpōtiki-Mai-Tawhiti
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    Te Matatini 2017- Ōpōtiki-Mai-Tawhiti

    Runners-up from the previous Te Matatini festival in Christchurch, Ōpōtiki-Mai-Tawhiti is the first team from the Te Kei section to take to the stage today.

  5. Video for Aotearoa ambassadors Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti off to Taiwan
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    Aotearoa ambassadors Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti off to Taiwan

    Next month, Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti haka group will represent NZ at the Howkan Global Indigenous Peoples Arts Festival in Taiwan. The festival hopes to promote indigenous culture.

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    Mataatua Kapa Haka Regionals 2016- Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti

    Led by kaitātaki tāne Ricky-Lee Mitai and kaitātaki wahine Renee Mitai, Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti put on yet another strong performance at this year's regional competition in Ruatoki. 

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    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti- Te Matangirua, Te Matatini 2015

    Some photos of Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti from Finals Day - Te Matangirua, Te Matatini 2015.

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    Te Matatini 2015- Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti

    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti is the first Mataatua group to take the Te Matatini 2015 stage.  In 2007, they were placed third overall at the Te Matatini festival held in Rangitāne, today they left it all out on the stage.

  9. Video for Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti - The legacy of Mokomoko
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    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti- The legacy of Mokomoko

    It was 150 years ago today that missionary Carl Volkner was killed. Te Whakatōhea chief Mokomoko was wrongfully charged with his murder and hung for it. The government responded by confiscating hectares of Te Whakatōhea land. Those injustices still resonate and are threaded through the songs Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti will perform this week at Te Matatini. 

  10. Video for Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti to come out strong at Te Matatini nationals
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    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti to come out strong at Te Matatini nationals

    It was 150 years ago today that missionary Carl Volkner was killed.  Te Whakatōhea chief Mokomoko was wrongfully charged with his murder and hung for it.    

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