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Keala steals the show

By | 2018-01-26T06:37:11+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Boxing Day saw the New Zealand release of “The Greatest Showman”, a musical about the life of American showman PT Barnum starring Hugh Jackman and supported by our very own Keala Settle. More accustomed to the stage than the big screen, Keala has been singing on Broadway since 2011 in musicals such as Priscilla Queen [...]

Young baseballer on the rise

By | 2018-01-24T11:00:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Cooper Grant (front) lays down a wero to the opposition. Nelson Heat baseballer Cooper Grant has been chosen to represent New Zealand at the Baseball Confederation of Oceania U15 Championships in Auckland. The winners of this tournament will represent the Oceania region at the U15 World Cup in Panama. The 14 year old [...]

James Nicholas “Cappy” McDonald II 10/3/1927 – 9/12/2017

By | 2018-01-24T09:43:08+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Iwi, Pānui|

Named after his father, on the 10 March 1927, James Nicholas McDonald II was the first born to James Nicholas I “Manny” MacDonald and his wife Helena (Horina) Isabel neé Phillips in Blenheim. Brothers Haua Detoma “Mugwi”, Iwingaro Milton “Iwi” and sister Isobel Helena Olympia followed over the next eight years. In 1935 at the [...]

Te Matatini 2019 Regional Qualifying Kapa Haka Competition / Saturday 10th February 2018

By | 2017-09-01T10:14:17+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Pānui|

Te Tau Ihu o te Waka a Maui Cultural Council are seeking expressions of interest for roopu/kaihaka who wish to participate in the Senior Regional Te Matatini qualifying competition to be held in February 2018.  For more details and to register your interest click on the link below.   Te Matatini Qualifying Competition Registration of [...]

Poroiwi Education Grant Feedback

By | 2017-08-14T09:21:06+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Iwi|

We are taking time to reflect on the 2017 Poroiwi Education Grant and we'd appreciate your feedback. We're inviting you to have your say by completing our short online survey. Please take this opportunity to share any other comments or suggestions for improvement regarding Mātauranga Kete. For general enquiries about education grants, scholarships and internships, [...]