Winners: Pīpīwharauroa A – Ōtautahi trophy
Runner-up: Pīpīwharauroa B – Bates trophy

Winners: Pīpīwharauroa – Crofts trophy
Runner-up: Te Ahikaaroa Kaikōura – Solomon trophy

Winners: Whangaraupō A – Pitama trophy
Runners-up: Kia Toa Hokitika – Kaahu trophy
Runners-up: Pīpīwharauroa B – Kaahu trophy

Best-behaved midgets
Winner: Pīpīwharauroa B
Runner-up: Te Ahikaaroa Kaikōura

Winners: Pīpīwharauroa – Te Ari Pitama trophy

Winners: Pīpīwharauroa – Tirikatene trophy

On 20 September, Kia Toa Hokitika had the pleasure of hosting the South Island Māori Netball tournament here in Hokitika. Attending clubs were Whangaraupō, Pīpīwharauroa (both from Ōtautahi) and Te Ahikāroa (from the Blenheim and Kaikōura Netball clubs).

The day began with a pōwhiri followed by a march from all participating teams and then the games. The weather held for us and as the day progressed we had time for a fun game of netball. Kaumātua, whānau and supporters alike, got out there to enjoy some game time and a few good laughs. [Read more…]