This year 48 kura are participating in Te Mana Kuratahi 2015 in Palmerston North and Mataatua will be represented by 10 kura, including Ruatoki, Te Teko, Waioweka and Te Pāroa. It is the largest gathering in the history of the National Primary Schools Kapa Haka Competition, with 11 rohe taking part.
Tumeke FM 96.9 will be broadcasting all 10 Mataatua teams across the week.
These are the times and teams we will be broadcasting:
2.00pm Te Kura Takawaenga o Te Wharekura o Ruatoki [TE WHAREKURA O RUATOKI]
3.30pm Te Wharekura o Tauranga Moana [TKKM O TE KURA KOKIRI]
9.15am Te Kura o Te Teko – Ngā Taiohi [TE KURA O TE TEKO]
2.05pm Te Whānau ō Te Maro [TAURANGA INTERMEDIATE]
8.45am Ngā Kura a Tamakaimoana [TE KURA MANA MāORI O MATAHI]
9.15am TKKM o Otepou
11.25am Te Kura o Waioweka
1.05pm Te Wharekura o Mauao
2.05pm Te Kura o Te Pāroa