Schools around the most eastern side of the Bay of Plenty will converge on Opotiki College next week for the annual Delamere Cup festival.

The competition encourages Māori performing arts with in the primary and intermediate school in and around Opotiki.  The competition starts on Friday with the Pipi and Novice sections.

Hei te wiki e tū mai nei, ka kao ngā tamariki kei te reanga o ngā kura tuatahi me ngā kura takawaenga ki runga i te kāreti o Opotiki mo te whakataetae o te taonga Delamere.  Koinei te tau rima tekau ma tahi kua rere, kua tū tēnei kaupapa whakahirahira.  Ka timata te whakataetae nei hei te Rāmere, ka riro ma ngā pipi me ngā tamariki kāre ano kia tū ki runga i te papa whakataetae ki te mahi i ngā mahi o te kapa haka.