6 Apr 2010

58th Hui Aranga held in Hawke's Bay

9:06 am on 6 April 2010

Maori Catholics had a busy Easter with more than 5000 people turning out to the 58th Hui Aranga at Te Aute College in Hawke's Bay.

The annual event involves religious debate, sports, kapa haka and choral singing.

Master of ceremonies Soli Hemara from Ngapuhi told Waatea Newsthe cultural performance were of a particularly high standard, with Feilding's Te Waiora taking out the overall prize with a unique style of kapa haka.