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Te Taitokerau Māori Sports Awards 2019.

Te Rūnanga o Ngāpuhi hosted this years event held in Waitangi. It was a wonderful evening and a great way to celebrate the sporting achievements of whānau, hāpu, marae and Iwi. We would like to congratulate the below recipients who affiliate to Ngāti Whātua.

Masters Sportsperson of the year Award: Rachael Francis Stevens – Waka Ama Nz (Ngāti Whātua)

International Award: Noeline Taurua – Netball Nz (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua)

Outstanding Marae Award: Whangarei Terenga Paraoa Marae (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi)

The winner of the Junior Male Sportsperson Award was presented to Tamaiti Williams – Nz Rugby (Ngāpuhi) by one of our Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua Trustees – Tyrone Raumati Ngātiwai Trust were handed the mauri to host the 2020 awards and closed the event. Above image is of Rachael Francis Stevens (Masters Sportsperson of the year recipient) .