We are continuing the Te Reo initiative that was started in 2008, 2009, 2010, and was a great success. Run along side the annual Puanga Festival.
my role is to help place 3 or 4 year olds into, Kohanga Reo, Playgroups, Play centre, or Kindergarten
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.
Taranaki Puanga Schedule for Kapa Haka, te reo & Idols for 2015 have been confirmed
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
Tūtū Kā’ika Te Matatini Dress Rehearsal will be held during February 2015. Keep in contact for more details
Te Huringa Rumaki Reo Sponsorship by Tūtū Kā’ika and Te Roopu Puukaka Kapahaka Society for all the Taranaki Mokopuna attending Finlayson Park School.
Te Reo Maori competition boasted $500 in Prizes,over $800 in Greenstone taonga & Priceless Taonga for those who received placings on the 2014 Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo Stage
We truly appreciate all the efforts of our kaimahi, from parents, teachers, volunteers, student and every other role that was filled by the committed people of the wider Taranaki community.
This year boasted over 70 contestants for the Tūtū Kā’ika Te Reo competition, needless to say it was a huge success and proved very popular with W’anau. Participants ranged from under 13″s to Open Seniors.