A master carver is concerned the traditional Māori art form is being lost because a lack of young people who are learning the craft.
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Curtains come down on World Masters Games
This year's World Masters Games has drawn to a close in New Zealand. This month saw over 25,000 masters athletes from across the globe converge in Auckland to compete over nine days. Tonight New Zealand will hand the baton over to Japan who will host the next 2021 World Masters Games.
Taonga signifies relationship between Auckland and Kansai
As the World Masters Games closes here in Auckland we meet the weavers and the carvers behind the specially created mauri representing Māui and adorned in rare Albatross feathers, a gift for the Japan 2021 World Masters Games.
Ancient Māori game incorporated into an international event
The ancient game of Ki-o-rahi got its first taste of international games at the World Masters Games at The Cloud in Central Auckland. Kiorahi revitalists say its promotion at an international event offers hope to its future.
T-Bags honour Tania Dalton winning World Masters Netball gold medal
The T-Bags charity netball squad has won gold at the World Masters Games in Auckland. The New Zealand 40 plus team took to the court in honour of their friend and former Silver Fern, Tania Dalton, who passed away this year. Now they are donating all their winning proceeds to the Tania Dalton Foundation.
Bulletz embody spirit of World Masters Games
South Auckland touch rugby team, Bulletz, have come away with a silver medal from their World Masters Open Women's final against Free Flow from Waikato. Their commitment to the spirit of the games saw a colourful display of costumes throughout the week.
Kiwis celebrate baseball superstar Naoyuki Shimizu
Kiwi baseball players are relishing the opportunity to face Japanese superstar Naoyuki Shimizu in the World Masters Games in Auckland. Shimizu is an Olympic medallist and has been described as baseball's equivalent of an All Blacks superstar.
Sky Tower lights up for 25,000 World Masters Games athletes
With only four days left of the 2017 World Masters Games being held in Auckland, SKYCITY will light up the Sky Tower to pay tribute to the 25,000 athletes taking part.
101-year-old ready for first World Masters run
The oldest competitor at the World Masters Games has competed in her first race this weekend. 101-year-old Man Kaur is a sprinter from India and is also a Guinness World Record holder.