More than 200 shearers and wool-handlers from across the country are preparing to go head-to-head at the 2021 New Zealand Shears championships in Te Kūiti.
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Ngāti Maniapoto hapū looking for ways to afford to build on its land
Ngāti Rora of Ngāti Maniapoto is looking for ways to afford to build on its land.
Te Kūiti local sets up garden to help feed those in need
Michelle Wi, from Te Kūiti is growing food to help people in need.
Shear commitment to te reo Māori
For the very first time, organisers of the New Zealand Shearing Championships have brought in a te reo Māori advocate to assist commentators with the pronunciation of Māori names.
A mother's sacrifice for daughter with rare condition
Te Kūiti woman Te Reina Worsley was recently diagnosed with Moyamoya disease, a rare and progressive disorder which causes a blockage to the main blood vessels in the brain. She now requires a $250,000 surgery in the United States. But a sacrifice made by her own mother means she may head overseas sooner than expected.
UPDATED: Te Kūiti locals outraged by attack on carving of Maniapoto's brother
The township of Te Kūiti is dealing with yet more vandalism towards a Māori carving in the town's main street.
Bonds reaffirmed as Tokanganui a Noho opens
Ngāti Maniapoto and the Ringtū Church have reaffirmed bonds at the reopening of Te Tokanganui a Noho meeting house in Te Kūiti. The followers of the church founded by prophet Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki attended the dawn blessings of the house following its closure last year for renovation.
A new look for Te Tokanganui-a-Noho
As the darkest lifts with the rising of the sun, Te Tokanganui-a-Noho's new look becomes clearer for the masses attending today's reawakening following the major restoration project that started 12 months ago.
Te Kuiti Pā – Where Legends are Woven
“What I admired about my Nan – nurturing, resilient and steadfast in her beliefs,” - Aroha Te Kanawa, mokopuna to Dame Rangimarie Hetet remembers her nan, a stalwart in the revival of traditional Māori weaving.
Te Kūiti Pā- Where legends are made
A number of notable kaumātua and kuia have been associated with Te Tokanganui-a-Noho Marae over the years, including the Honourable Koro Tainui Wetere CBE.