Tohunga tā moko and kapa haka exponent Derek Lardelli (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Konohi, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Kaipoho) is made a Knight Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit (KNZM) for services to Māori art in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
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Chief Judge Heemi Taumaunu of Ngāti Konohi and Ngāti Porou is the first Māori to be appointed as Chief District Court Judge. A special ceremony took place at Whangara marae in to mark the historic appointment.
Current national champions Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti are hosting a social event at Pt Chevalier RSA in Auckland to raise funds for the restoration of the Whāngārā Marae wharekai.
Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti have been named the overall champions of Te Matatini 2017 and are the new recipients of Te Toa Whakaihu Waka - Duncan Mclntyre Trophy.