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2017 Auckland Ki o Rahi Secondary School Regionals

2016 Auckland Ki o Rahi Regionals - Tatu

2016 Auckland Ki o Rahi Regionals - Tatu

Talk to your sports co-ordinator about entering a team into this years Auckland Ki o Rahi regionals.  There's no better way to learn to play the game of Ki o Rahi than just giving it a go.

Come along and see it played at a high level - Thursday 21st September 2017 at Sir Barry Curtis Park, Botany.

Year 9 & 10 grade as well as a Senior Grade - top 4 schools qualify for 2018 Nationals held in Te Tairawhiti.

For more info check out CollegeSport

Iwi of Origin - Sunday 15th October 2017

Enter a team into Ki o rahi at Iwi of Origin 2017.

Held in Auckland, this tournament is like a giant Pa Wars as it is run alongside sports such as Tag, Touch, Netball, League and Basketball.  There are also activities such as the Ancestral Games, Amazing Race and a cook off.

This is held at Bruce Pulman Park in Papakura/Takanini.  

For more information contact the people at He Oranga Poutama: hopkitamaki@gmail.com

Last years champions for Ki o Rahi came up from Tokoroa.  There was an awesome atmosphere with music playing throughout the day, kai stalls and a prize giving where the winning team took home a medal each.

South Auckland Ki o Rahi Indoor Module

Ki o Rahi Auckland Allen Brewster

He Oranga Poutama in conjunction with the Auckland City Council are running an Indoor Ki o Rahi Module. 

The module is open to anyone who is keen to learn and/or advance their skills in the game, it will be run at the Allen Brewster Recreation Centre in Papatoetoe, South Auckland. 

No prior knowledge is needed as the first week will be an introduction to the history, rules and zones of the game.

The module will be run on Friday nights beginning August 4th.  Games will be between 6pm and 9pm. 

The cost to register is $50 per team - and then $40 per week over 8 weeks.  That means with a minimum of 8 players needed the most it will cost an individual is $5.  If you have a team of 16 then the cost is $2.50 a week.  Cheap as.

For more information contact Tito - penitito.uluulu@aucklandcouncil.co.nz

 

 

Koroneihana 2017

ki o rahi koroneihana

Koroneihana 2017 is fast approaching, and alongside a whole host of other sporting competitions held around Turangawaewae will be Ki o Rahi.

2016 Champions - Papatuanuku Marae

2016 Champions - Papatuanuku Marae

 

There are two grades available - a whanau grade and a secondary school grade.  In 2016 the two grades combined in order to have one solid competition but it would be great to see two separate competitions return.

Speak to your friends, your aunties, uncles, cousins or even school sports co-ordinator about entering a team and getting along to celebrate with the Waikato whanau.

More information can be found here

Preparing for Ki o Rahi Nationals 2017?

The New Zealand Secondary Schools Ki o Rahi Nationals for 2017 are about a month away.  This year the tournament is in Taamaki Makaurau (Auckland). 

There will be two days of action at Sir Barry Curtis Park in Manukau on the 19th & 20th April 2017.  The tournament will see more than 20 teams come together to battle for National bragging rights. 

Teams from all around the country will be in training mode right now with a few regions still to hold their regional tournaments. 

To help teams prepare we have compiled a couple of videos from the internet where you can get a gauge on the intensity at National level.