Two fi­nal­ists

The Northland Age - - Local News -

The Far North has two fi­nal­ists in the Nga¯ Whetu¯ o Matariki — Matariki Awards 2019 — that be presented at the Auck­land War Me­mo­rial Mu­seum on June 29. The KaiMatarik­i Trust, founded by phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion teacher turned Ma¯ori games ex­po­nent Harko Brown, which has earned an in­ter­na­tional rep­u­ta­tion as a leader in the preser­va­tion of indige­nous cul­ture, is a con­tender for the Hiwa i te Rangi Award for com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tions, while Troy Kingi (Kerik­eri) is on the short­list for Te Waipuna-aRangi Award for arts and en­ter­tain­ment.

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