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A great time was had by all the whanau that came down to the festival. It was hot not just the bands but the days as well. A big mihi to our kaiwaiata, runanga, iwi stations, kaimahi and the tamariki for providing a great two days of entertainment. Below is a photo of nga kaiwhakapaoho o te Taitama Tane, Tai Tama Wahine show having a korero live-to-air on Sunday with one of the members of Katchafire.
Katchafire finished off the weekend and had the crowd jahhminn. check out their offical bebo site.
Shade Pihema and Monique Makene were the winners of our Ragga Muffin give away. Have fun, enjoy yourselves take lots of water to drink, plenty of sunscreen and let us know how it went.
Local boys back home supporting the kaupapa. Smashproof got the crowd up to kanikani. Taitamariki were also able to get autographs, keeping the fans happy. Ka mihi ki a koutou Smashproof.
watch their video “No Ordinary Life” filmed in the Hokianga.
After the blessing, the ope moved down to Ngapuhi marae for a powhiri.
As is customary there was a huge breakfast hakari, which was enjoyed by all.
Later on there was the cutting of the cake.
The lead up to the birthday and blessing of the up graded building saw a great flurry of activity within the small community of Mangamuka. It brought nga taitamariki, kuia and kaumatua together as well as interest from people travelling along State Highway 1.
A big mihi to the small community of Mangamuka for all their hard work, very long hours, putting up with the noise and the limited parking space.
Tautoko FM’s 21st birthday was on the 28 November 2009.
People on the ground in Mangamuka took part in the celebrations personally.
It all started at 7am with a blessing of the newly painted station, them manuhiri moved down to the Ngapuhi Marae for the powhiri and a breakfast hakari. At 10am stalls were opened and the concert began.
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Tautoko is 21 once. And they celebrated 21 years of Tautoko Radio.
And look forward to the next 21 years.
And just because you can’t be there in person, doesn’t mean the celebration can’t be heard in your house.
Streaming through your computer speakers.
Here’s what happened on the ground.