August Pānui, 2016


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As we promised in last week’s Kia Hiwa Rā, here are some pics of our Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō rangatahi who are achieving great things on the national stage.

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Pictured above are Waitoa Hart and Caeden Skipper who won bronze and gold medals in their divisions of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu National Championships held in Auckland recently. (Photo credit: Keelan Walker)

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Te Ao Mārama Nepia recently won her age division at the NZ Salsa competition. In doing so, she has qualified for the World Salsa Competition to be held in Miami, in December.

"I love to dance and I can’t wait to go to Miami to compete. Every time I dance I know I am representing my whānau, Marae and iwi."

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