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  1. Video for Voicing Māori issues for the world through slam poetry
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    Voicing Māori issues for the world through slam poetry

    Ngā Hine Pūkōrero are representing Australasia at the 2019 Brave New Voices Youth Poetry Festival in the United States, the largest international Youth Poetry Slam Festival in the world.  “We've seen the strength of our grandmothers, our aunties, our mothers, we've learnt how to carry ourselves as strong women in this world of men,” says Matariki Bennet.

  2. Video for Heavy messages hit home in slam poetry
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    Heavy messages hit home in slam poetry

    The slam poetry group from Ngā Puna o Waiorea have taken out the WORD - The Frontine slam poetry competition.

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    Slam poetry provides platform for rangatahi voice

    Four young Māori women are speaking up and making waves through slam poetry.  Te Kāea caught up with the group of 16-year-olds from Western Springs College in Auckland ahead of the Front Line WORD Grand Slam Poetry competition next week.

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    Western Springs College mourn the loss of dedicated principal

    Auckland's Western Springs College are mourning the loss of former school Principal Ken Havill who lost his battle to cancer this week, aged 67. In 2010, Mr Havill secured New Zealand's largest school rebuild worth over $75mil. The school says they hope to incorporate him in the new complex to honour his memory.

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    Calls for Kapa Haka to become University Entrance subject

    Ngā Puna o Waiōrea Principal Chris Selwyn is calling for Māori Performing Arts (MPA) to be recognised at the same level as University Entrance (UE) subjects. He says mainstream UE subjects include drama, music and dance, which are encompassed in Māori Performing Arts, so it should have equal status. 

  6. Video for He Amorangi - A leader in the making
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    He Amorangi- A leader in the making

    Tonight's He Amorangi profile features Te Moana Kershaw who comes from a family of staunch members of Auckland-based senior haka group, Te Rōpū Manutaki. He says Sir Pita Sharples has been pivotal in his family's passion for kapa haka. He also says his grandfather, past leader of the auspicious Patea Māori Club, has been instrumental in his own development as the male leader for the National Secondary School Kapa Haka championship runners-up, Ngā Puna o Waiorea.

  7. Video for Te Kura Wiwini, Te Kura Wawana -  Ngā Puna o Waiōrea
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    Te Kura Wiwini, Te Kura Wawana- Ngā Puna o Waiōrea

    Ngā Puna o Waiōrea from Western Springs College hail from Tāmaki Makaurau and represent Ngāti Whātua and Tainui.

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    Auckland schools prepare for upcoming kapa haka nationals

    Five teams will be representing the Auckland region in the National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition to be held in Gisborne at the end of this month.

  9. Video for Western Springs haka teams at Polyfest 2013
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    Western Springs haka teams at Polyfest 2013

    Our reporter Amomai Pihama looks at the success of the teams from Western Springs College at the Auckland Secondary Schools Polyfest 2013.

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