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A Haka-minded Whānau

Te Matatini is the biggest event in the Māori calendar – a festival like no other that celebrates the fierce spirit of kapa haka with a national competition made up of teams from throughout Aotearoa. This year Te Matatini ki te Ao was held in Te Whanganui-a-Tara from 20–24 February, and one whānau was proud to see six siblings stand across three different rōpū to represent their collective passion for kapa haka.

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Green by name, green by nature

Simon Cooke, who has whakapapa to Ōtākou and Waihao, is the founder of Kakariki Beer Co and a true entrepreneur at heart. Since receiving a start-up grant from Puna Pākihi one year ago, Kakariki Beer Co has gone from strength to strength.

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