Ratana Pa locals woke up this to the aftermath of another successful celebrations and all that remains is the big tidy up. Many of the workers are members of the local kapahaka 'Te Reanga Morehu o Ratana' who now focus on Te Matatini ki te Ao, and appropriately so they're up first on day 1 of the competition.
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The Ratana movement remains as strong as ever almost 100 years after its inception. 99-year-old Ngā Haerenga a te Mangai Noa Nicholson takes a moment to reflect back on life and growing up within the religious beliefs of the Ratana Church.
A Ratana apostle prepares to take his followers to Ratana Pa for the 100 year centenary of the day the Holy Spirit descended upon Tahu Pōtiki Wiremu Ratana. He says for 15 elderly making the journey with him it could well be their last.