On 31 October, Hayden Pohio married Talei Presland at Lakes Lodge, Lake Ōkataina. Hayden (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Pikiao and Ngāti Kahungunu) and Talei have two tamariki, Sophie and Tama.

Hayden completed Aoraki Bound in March, 2008. The wedding was extra special as Fern Whitau (fellow member of Kupe) was their wedding celebrant and other members of their Aoraki Bound rōpū were also present – Jodie Denton, Ann Martin and Tracey Wemyss. [Read more…]