Finals Day of Te Matatini kicks off in style

updated By Te Ao Māori News
Te Pou o Mangatāwhiri - Te Matangirua, Te Matatini 2015

Tainui rōpū, Te Pou o Mangatāwhiri kicked off Te Matangirua - Finals Day of Te Matatini 2015 at Pūtaringamotu.

Auckland teams Ngā Tūmanako and Te Waka Huia join them in the first section today before the break.

Three teams from East Coast areas of the North Island; Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti, Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau-a-Apanui, and Waihīrere, will give it their all in the next section, and finishing off the day in section three are Te Arawa winners, Te Mātārae I Ōrehu, Tainui representatives, Te Iti Kahurangi, and Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti from Mataatua.

Keep an eye on our Te Kāea facebook page for photos and updates throughout the day, and follow us on twitter, instagram and snapchat (tekaeaofficial) for more from the event.

Watch Te Kāea at 5:30pm for our live broadcast from the side of stage and we will have all the results from prizegiving direct from the stage.