This page showcases the successes of whānau and hapū memebers.

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  • Star Gossage - Multi Media Artist
    A Rangatahi of the Te Kiri whanau, Star is a daughter of artists Tilly and Peter Gossage and is one of five siblings. She has just celebrated her 40th birthday but the volume and quality of her work is of an artist beyond her years.
    Posted: Sunday 24 March 2013
  • LYNDIANA ROSIEUR - Sporting Success
    At only 15 years old, Lyndiana is already a Waka Ama veteran. Her achievements to date are remarkable and will soon see her competing at the highest level in the World.
    Posted: Tuesday 11 September 2012
  • Vern Rosieur - Industry Awards
    Vern Rosieur has a solid reputation as a leader and facilitator within his field. Over the years he has been acknowledged for his contributions and hard work and that was again demonstrated when he received this award at the latest Industry Awards.
    Posted: Thursday 13 September 2012
  • Paula Morris - International Literary Success
    Paula is an internationally acclaimed fiction writer. Her most recent novel, RANGATIRA, won the fiction award at the 2012 NZ Post Book Awards and the Nga Kupu Ora Maori Book Awards. Congratulations Paula on your many achievements - truly an inspiration for us all. Paula is pictured here with her proud father- Kaumatua Kiri Morris.
    Posted: Wednesday 17 October 2012
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    Posted: Wednesday 17 October 2012
  • Ambrose Mataio - World Champion
    (awaiting full Bio)
    18 year old Ambrose Mataio representing at the Muaythai World Championship.
    Posted: Thursday 18 October 2012
  • Daniel Mataio
    Following in his big brothers footsteps, Daniel also attended the Muaythai World Championship
    Posted: Thursday 18 October 2012