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Managed by a Chief Executive, the Te Matatini office is responsible for:

  • distributing funding for regional kapa haka development and national school competitions;
  • organising Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival;
  • co-ordinating international opportunities to showcase kapa haka overseas;
  • co-ordinating one off kapa haka events and productions;
  • growing sponsorship and revenue for Te Matatini and kapa haka development;
  • managing government and sponsor relationships; and
  • Government reporting.

Carl Ross
Chief Executive
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Alanie Thomson
Executive Officer
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Mere Takoko
Senior Advisor
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Lia Forrest
Office/Financial Co-ordinator
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Kelly Parata
Kapa Haka Administrator
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Mihimaraea Parata Gardiner
Communications Co-ordinator
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