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Te Matatini 2017 Results

07th March, 2017

Te Matatini 2017 Results

Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti is the overall champion of Te Matatini 2017.
 
The announcement was made at the national kapa haka festival in Hastings, after four days of competition among 47 teams.
 
The East Coast group has placed consistently among the top 9 in previous years and won the tile of Te Toa Whakaihuwaka in 2007. 
Second place in the competition was awarded to the Auckland group, Te Waka Huia and the Waikato group, Te Iti Kahurangi came third.
 
Representatives of Te Āti Awa, Taranaki and Ngāti Toa Rangatira were on hand to receive the mauri of Te Matatini fom Ngāti Kahungunu at the end of the competition.
 
The next Te Matatini festival will be held in 2019 in Wellington.
 

Here are full results for Te Matatini 2017:

AGGREGATE DISCIPLINES:

WHAKAEKE

3rd - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia

MŌTEATEA

3rd - Te Kapa Haka o Ruatoki
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia

WAIATA Ā RINGA

3rd - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia

POI

3rd - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia

HAKA

3rd -  Te Pāriha o Hikurangi
2nd - Te Whānau a Apanui
1st - Te Waka Huia

WHAKAWĀTEA

3rd - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia

TE KAIRANGI O TE MITA O TE REO (MĀORI LANGUAGE EXCELLENCE)

3rd - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia

NON-AGGREGATE DISCIPLINES:

MANUKURA TĀNE

3rd - Te Waka Huia
2nd - Tauira Mai Tawhiti
1st - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu (Wetini Mitai-Ngatai)

MANUKURA WAHINE

3rd - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
2nd - Te Iti Kahurangi
1st - Te Waka Huia (Piimia Wehi)

KĀKAHU

3rd - Ngā Tūmanako
2nd - 
Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
1st - Te Waka Huia

TITONGA HŌU - POI (BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION FOR POI)

Te Tū Mataora

TITONGA  HŌU - HAKA (BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION FOR HAKA)

2nd - Te Tū Mataora
1st - Tauira Mai Tawhiti

TITONGA HŌU - WAIATA Ā-RINGA (BEST ORIGINAL COMPETITION FOR ACTION SONG)

2nd - Te Tū Mataora
1st - Tauira Mai Tawhiti

TITONGA HŌU - MŌTEATEA (BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION FOR TRADITIONAL CHANT)

Te Tū Mataora

TITONGA WAIATA HŌU (BEST ORIGINAL COMPOSITION OVERALL)

2nd - Tauira Mai Tawhiti
1st - 
Te Tū Mataora

TE KAIRANGI O TE REO-Ā-TUHI (NEW: MĀORI LANGUAGE EXCELLENCE IN A COMPOSITION)

3rd - Te Whānau a Apanui
2nd - Ngā Tūmanako
1st - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu

WAIATA TIRA

3rd - Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti
2nd - Ngā Tūmanako
1st - Te Iti Kahurangi

TOP THREE KAPA HAKA OVERALL

2nd - Te Waka Huia
3rd - Te Iti Kahurangi

TE TOA WHAKAIHUWAKA MŌ TE TAU 2017

1st - Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti

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