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Defence Māori Group to Perform at Te Konohete

Defence Māori
Group to Perform at Te Konohete
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New Zealand Defence Force
Te Ope Kaatua O Aotearoa
Media Advisory
4 November, 2009
Defence Māori Group to Perform at Te Konohete

The New Zealand Defence Force is once again participating in the Te Konohete festival. This festival for public sector agencies that promotes and celebrates waiata, tikanga and Te Reo Māori, whilst facilitating and enhancing cross agency relationships.

The New Zealand Defence Force roopu is made up of serving members, civilian employees and whānau from the various Māori Cultural Groups within the individual Services. The roopu performing will travel from all over the country to perform together for one special night.

WHAT: Te Konohete Māori Cultural festival
WHEN: 7.30pm- 9.00pm 6 November
WHERE: Wellington High School, 249 Taranaki St, Mt Cook, Wellington

ENDS

Background
Since the first Te Kōnohete five years ago, the Ministry of Justice has extended the invitation to ‘participate and perform in the concert’ to other public sector agencies, promoting and celebrating waiata, reo, and tikanga Māori on a wider scale and building inter agency whanaungatanga. New Zealand Defence Force, an active participant in waiata, tikanga and Te Reo Maori is a regular performance group at the concert and will be making an appearance once again this year.
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