Kaitaia cul­tural ex­change

Northern News - - OUT & ABOUT -

Youth aged un­der 14 took part in the in­au­gu­ral Indige­nous Youth Bas­ket­ball Tour­na­ment held in Kaitaia ear­lier this month. The week-long fes­tiv­i­ties saw teams rep­re­sent­ing Samoa, Canada and Muri Whenua com­pete as well as par­tic­i­pate in a com­mu­nity con­cert.

Samoan rep­re­sen­ta­tives per­form.

Haida coach Dan Bur­ton (Canada) and Ju­lia Popata.

PHO­TOS: SHUTTERBUG PHO­TOG­RA­PHY

Te Rangi Ani­waniwa roopu.

The en­tire group at Cape Reinga.

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