Sykes inspires Mana Wahine Fight Night
Newly announced MANA candidate for Waiariki, Annette Sykes has been invited as a motivational speaker this Thursday May 15, which will see 14 female fighters from Kawerau, Opotiki, Whakatane and Rotorua go toe-to-toe in an all-female Mana Wahine fight night in Kawerau. Kawerau Boxing Gym ...Continue Reading...
Indigenous surfer Otis Carey hurt by Surfing Life magazine’s description of him as having an “apeish face”
(Daily Telegraph) INDIGENOUS surfer Otis Carey is said to be devastated by a feature in Surfing Life magazine which said he had an “apeish face”. The Narabeen surfer, whose mother is of Aboriginal heritage, is also rumoured to be speaking to Sydney Swans player Adam Goodes about the insensitive ...Continue Reading...
Eddie Ahyakak, Iñupiaq, Victorious on ‘Ultimate Survival Alaska’
Eddie Ahyakak, Iñupiaq, and his two teammates have won National Geographic Channel’s Ultimate Survival Alaska. Known as Team Endurance, the group consisted of Ahyakak, dog musher Dallas Seavey, and Sean Burch, a mountain climber and marathoner. Ahyayak, who hails from Barrow, Alaska, ...Continue Reading...
Te Arawa Games at Whakaue Marae, Maketu, Sat 22 Feb
Kia ora whanau Te Arawa Games – Whakaue Marae, Saturday 22 February 2014 – if you are Te Arawa and you want to be a part of it, check out Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa FB, email, etc. and get the info you need Find out who your iwi/hapu delegate is and get more […]Continue Reading...
Iron Maori by Kiwa Huata
As I ponder on life and life’s achievements I wonder, wouldn’t it be fantastic yet compete in a half triathlon? I’d never call myself an athlete or one to even think twice about running anything further than 15km. Prior to Iron Maori I had never rode a bike on the road, swam more than 1km […]Continue Reading...
2014 Waka Ama Nationals Social! 25 Years Strong!
Dont miss this years Waka Ama Nationals Social Celebration!!! Featuring Che Fu, Logan Bell, Betty Anne & Friends and Beau Aka Spit-Rite! Tickets are $15 if you buy them online here: http://www.wakaama.co.nz/shop or at the Admin Office during the week of Nationals. There are only 500 tickets ...Continue Reading...
National Maori basketball tournament heading to Rotorua at Waitangi Weekend
Basketball teams representing iwi from throughout New Zealand will be converging on Rotorua over Waitangi Weekend in what is an another major event coup just announced for the city. Rotorua is to host the inaugural National Maori Basketball Tournament at Energy Events Centre (EEC) from 6 to 8 ...Continue Reading...
Opening of the Ki-o-Rahi Akotanga Iho Field, Waitangi – Tariana Turia
I want to particularly acknowledge the Chief Executive of the Waitangi National Trust, Greg McManus, Hon John Carter, Mayor of the Far North District Council, the irrepressible Harko Brown and the ever inspiring Verbina Kopa and Rana Paraha. Today on this very special Waitangi site, is a ...Continue Reading...
Indoor Netball Tournament Fundraiser, QLD
Registrations are still being taken for the Indoor Netball Fundraiser at Bracken Ridge Indoor Sports this Saturday 23 November 2013. Teams can register via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or facebook private message (Include Team Name/s, Contact Person and Phone Number) Entry: $100 per team. All ...Continue Reading...
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