Watch: Te Reanga Morehu o Ratana performs at Te Matatini 2017
Accommodation chocka for festival
Accommodation chocka for festival

Hawke's Bay accommodation providers are "bulging at the seams" with Te Matatini kicking off yesterday. An additional 20,000…

New haka for Te Matatini
New haka for Te Matatini

Muriwhenua Kapa Haka will perform a special new haka, Ko te Wharetapu o Muriwhenua, at the national championships, Te Matatini…

Editorial: Te Matatini great for the Bay
Editorial: Te Matatini great for the Bay

There is a lovely buzz about Hawke's Bay these days and it suddenly seems as if our social calendar has become nice and…

Maori

Trevett: Little puts on dancing shoes
Trevett: Little puts on dancing shoes

COMMENT: In the fight for survival, the Maori Party needs to say it will go with Labour if it has the…

No pressure, says 1983 winners' leader

A Te Matatini life member who was one of the stars of the national kapa haka festival the last time it was held in Hawke's…

Amnesty hits out at NZ care failure

Treatment of autistic man Ashley Peacock raised in Amnesty International report on human rights concerns.

Who's the 'real' party for Maori?

The newly-announced Mana-Maori electoral deal is already causing acrimony, writes Bryce Edwards.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Meet the Maori teenagers getting degrees in high school
Watch NZH Local Focus: Meet the Maori teenagers getting degrees in high school

Students at Otaki's Te Kura-ā-Iwi O Whakatupuranga Rua Mano, study NCEA, and tertiary papers at…

Joint iwi fishing venture for Hawke's Bay

Waikato Tainui and Ngati Kahungunu are entering a joint venture, with Tainui's fishing quota fished from Hawke's Bay.

Brian Rudman: Why the young don't vote

COMMENT: Willie Jackson is on a crusade to drag poor and young non-voters into political system for "the health of our democracy."…

Te Matatini welcome to pack the park

International sports ground McLean Park in Napier will be turned into a marae for today's welcome for 47 kapa groups and…

Te Matatini set to spark again

Te Matatini - the meaning of it says it all. "The many faces". It was bestowed upon what had started out back in 1972…

Alan Duff: Just another day in Godzone
Alan Duff: Just another day in Godzone

COMMENT: Looking in our backyard at the familiar and the challenging, everything is so New Zealand…

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