puanga idol 2015

Idol Winners Puanga

Amazing performances from all our 30+ contestants during Thursday. Our finalists were The Naenae boys, Charli Sarten and Alyssa Lamb, Olivia Cook. During Fridays lunch break these finalists took the main stage to battle it out. Hohepa Murray, Lavinia Winter and Ngareko Erinata had the difficult task of judging the finalists. The crowd participation and […]

Te Reo Winners Puanga

The event was a success this year, building on last year momentum we hosted over 60 contestants in the various sections of the competition. Our judges Kurt Komene, Matua Hemi & Mahara were fantastic and the Puanga committee look forward to working with them again next year as the event goes from strength to strength.

Buy hangi at puanga

Buy Hangi at Puanga

$10ea limited tickets, pre-order and contact Wharekuka 027-309-5338 wharekuka@xtra.co.nz

Ki O Rahi

Ki o Rahi tournament 2015 at the Taranaki Puanga Festival. Open to primary, intermediate and high schools.

Puanga Warrior Night

Puanga Warrior Night

The Bridge Café and bar will be hosting the Puanga Warrior Night on Sat 24th October 2015 6pm – 10:30pm

Ka Pai Jo

You might ask why I started with compression or sports wear even though I might be a full bodied Maori woman, well the answer is simple. . . Ricole is a member of our roopu who in 2015 has realised her dream of starting a business

the koha shed hawera

koha Shed Hawera

NO MONEY is to change hands. Freely we have been given, freely we shall give. If you set foot in The Koha Shed you are not allowed to leave empty handed.

1st Place poster 2014

Taranaki Puanga Festival 2014

The three day Taranaki Puanga Festival 2014 has just run in Waitara, and has been judged a great success by participants, stall holders, supporters and visitors. Special events like the Korowai presentation, Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo, The Puanga Ball, under 13s Kapahaka Competition and 40 Puanga Idols contestants all attracted record entries and big crowds. […]

Death of Maori Leaders

A Tragic Loss For Aotearoa

Tragic loss for Aotearoa after the Death of Maori Leaders Leaders Huata Turanga Huata and DR Aprirana Ngata this month leading up to Te Matatini