Our People

National Board

Te Matatini is governed by a National Board.

The National Committee is made up of delegates from each of the 13 affiliated rohe and Te Matatini Chairperson.

Regional Committees

Te Matatini is made up of 13 regional committees supporting over 130 kapa haka teams. These regions cover the whole of Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia.

Each regional committee co-ordinates kapa haka events and activities within its area. One delegate from each committee is elected to the National Committee. The regional delegate is responsible for sharing information between their rohe and the governing body of Te Matatini.

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Selwyn Parata

Chairperson

  • 027 499 0160

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Maui Tangohau

Te Tairāwhiti Delegate

Rohe Delegate: Maui Tangohau Rohe Committee: Tairāwhiti Cultural Development Trust Tairawhiti Rohe Page  

  • 027 444 2462

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Pauline Hopa

Te Tai Tokerau Delegate

  • 027 837 7385

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Annette Wehi

Tāmaki Makaurau Delegate

  • 029 227 9831

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Paraone Gloyne

Tainui Delegate

  • 027 612 1197

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Te Kahautu Maxwe

Mataatua Delegate

  • 027 247 3188

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Dan Vaka

Te Arawa Delegate

  • 021 034 9677

Send Dan an email

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Hira Huata

Ngāti Kahungunu Delegate

  • 027 934 0221

Send Hira an email

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Kahurangi Simon

Aotea Delegate

  • 027 715 7003

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Chris Whaiapu

Rangitāne Delegate

  • 021 192 6887

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Te Teira Davis

Whanganui ā Tara Delegate

  • 027 223 5136

Send Te Teira an email

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Dayveen Stephens

Te Tau Ihu Delegate

  • 029 989 6146

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Puamiria Parata-Goodall

Waitaha Delegate

  • 021 233 1000

Send Puamiria an email

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Ihaka Cotter

Whenua Moemoeā Delegate

  • +61 4 033 64428

Send Ihaka an email