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Te Arawa Games dates announced


Fun, festivities and whānaungatanga – all synonymous with Te Arawa Games is set to return next year.

Organisers, Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa have announced the games will be held on 5 March to 24 March.

Last year saw Ngati Rangiwewehi host the event which had more than 170 teams entered in a variety of codes with 18 marae represented.

Along with the more modern activities, traditional indigenous sports were included such as spear throwing, rock lifting and weighted-log runs as part of the lead up to the Tahitian games.

Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa will release further information closer to the date.

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