Congratulations to Maaka Mahuika, (son of Nicole Wilson and Brent Mahuika, both of Makaawhio descent) who was awarded sportsman of the year at Nelson Boys College. E tama, ka mau te wehi.

He wrote, “I won the award because I have succeeded in the majority of my sports. My biggest accomplishment was in rugby league where I was made the captain of the regional team and also trialling for the South Island rugby league team. I also played other sports like touch and rugby union. I am looking forward to more sporting opportunities next year.” [Read more…]