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  1. Video for Te Matatini 2017 – Waihīrere
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    Te Matatini 2017 – Waihīrere

    Hailing from Pārihimānihi marae, Waihīrere Māori Club affiliates to the Ngāti Wāhia and Ngāti Kōhuru hapū and the iwi of Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki.

  2. Video for Ngapo Wehi laid to rest
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    Ngapo Wehi laid to rest

    Renowned exponent of Māori culture and arts Dr Ngapo Wehi was laid to rest in Waihīrere today. Hundreds came to farewell the kapa haka stalwart who is now reunited with his late wife who passed away in 2011.

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    Wehi whānau humbled by kind gesture

    Hundreds of mourners descended on Parihimanihi Marae today to pay their respects to kapa haka exponent Ngāpō Wehi. There was healthy debate about the future of the Duncan MacIntyre trophy after Te Whānau-ā-Apanui handed it to the Wehi family yesterday.

  4. Video for Te Matatini trophy presented to the Wehi whānau
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    Te Matatini trophy presented to the Wehi whānau

    Te Whānau ā Apanui have shown a huge gesture of Aroha by handing over the Duncan McIntyre trophy to the Wehi whānau. A spokesperson for the group Rawiri Waititi has called for a new trophy to be commissioned laying out a challenge to Te Matatini.

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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.

  9. Video for 5 teams to represent Te Tairāwhiti at Te Matatini
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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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