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2018 Murihiku (Southland) Ki o Rahi Regional Results

 Murihiku Jump Shot

Murihiku Jump Shot

The Murihiku Ki o Rahi Regional Champions for 2018 are Aurora College. 

Aurora College is one of New Zealand's southernmost secondary schools, they are based in Invercargill and entered two teams into the 2018 Murihiku Regional Tournament. 

Two Pools of 5 teams played in the tournament - also in attendance were Menzies College, James Hargest College, Verdon College, Aparima College. 

Menzies College and Aurora College each entered two teams, with Menzies and Aurora topping their respective pools before facing one another in the final. 

Aurora beat Menzies in the final 21 - 6 to be crowned the champions for 2018!

 Aurora College 2018 Murihiku Ki o Rahi Champions

Aurora College 2018 Murihiku Ki o Rahi Champions

For more information check out the Southland Secondary School Sport Facebook Page. 

2018 Koroneihana Ki o Rahi Tournament

 Koroneihana Ki o Rahi Jump Shot

Koroneihana Ki o Rahi Jump Shot

Held every year in celebration of the Kiingitanga are the Koroneihana Sport events. 

Ki o Rahi is one of the sports, Tainui and the Kiingitanga invite Iwi, Haapu, Marae and Whanau from all around the motu (country) to come along and participate. 

There are two grades - secondary school and marae/whanau.  However on some occasions they have merged both the grades for one big competition.  The main thing is to get your entries in and come and enjoy the celebrations of the Kingitanga. 

Koroneihana Ki o Rahi will be held at Patterson Park, Turangawaewae on Saturday 18th August 2018.  So you've got a couple of weeks to prepare and organise transport. 

Could be good preparation for Auckland's Iwi of Origin. 

Click here and here for more information regarding the Koroneihana Ki o Rahi event. 

Iwi of Origin Ki o Rahi Tournament - Auckland

 2017 Iwi of Origin Ki o Rahi - Final - Tuwharetoa v Papatuanuku

2017 Iwi of Origin Ki o Rahi - Final - Tuwharetoa v Papatuanuku

Bruce Pulman Park in Papakura will once again be the host for Auckland's Iwi of Origin Ki o Rahi Tournament!

There aren't too many competitions around that allow adult teams, whanau teams and secondary school teams to all compete against one another, so make sure you're involved in 2018.

Enter a team from anywhere around the country, rep your marae, haapu or iwi and try and take away the trophy!  

The date for the tourney will be Sunday 7th October 2018, so get a team together, follow this Facebook Page now so that you can enter!  

2018 Northland Secondary School Regional Tournament

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On Friday 31st August 2018, Northland will hold their Secondary School Regionals at Lindvart Park in Kaikohe. 

This will be a qualifier for the 2019 Ki o Rahi National Tournament in the Hawkes Bay, so if you're interested in heading along to the Nationals please ensure your school is entered. 

If you just love Ki o Rahi and you want to get along to enjoy the event then also please ensure your sports co-ordinator knows. 

For more info you can head along to the Sport Northland website.