Archive January 2014

Māori Sports Administrator

Māori Sports Administrator

January 27, 2014 | | No Comments

“Māui Tikitiki-ā-Taranga”   Maui was the youngest child of Hine Taranga hence the name Maui top knot of Taranga. Maui was renowned for many...

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Māori Sports Umpire/Referee

Māori Sports Umpire/Referee

January 27, 2014 | | No Comments

“Te Aratiatia”   Overcoming all odds as Tāne did with his elder brother Whiro, to ascend the heavens by way of Te Toi Huarewa...

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Māori Para Athlete/Team of the Year

Māori Para Athlete/Team of the Year

January 5, 2014 | | No Comments

“Te Toihuarewa”   It was IO himself (the supreme being) who sent forth his sacred messengers Apa Whatukura from Te Toi a Rangi the...

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Māori Sports Coach

Māori Sports Coach

January 4, 2014 | | No Comments

“Te Maru ō Tūmatauenga”   Tumatauenga, Maori God of War, son of Ranginui and Papatuanuku all things relating to battle, courage, confrontation, anger and...

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Māori Sports Team

Māori Sports Team

January 3, 2014 | | No Comments

“Ngā Ika ā Whiro”   When Tāne ascended up to the heavens to seek “Ngā Kete o te Wananga” (the baskets of knowledge), his older brother...

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