Waitangi whānau fun day is expanding to include a touch tournament - Ngati Rangi

As part of this year's Waitangi Whānau Fun Day, a family touch tournament being held at the Raetihi Rec. Tournament facilitator Troy Brown is hoping to make it an annual event held on the Monday of the annual long weekend.

The games start at 2pm and registrations are now open.  This is a fun whānau event so to help spread the players around, whānau entering a team must be all from the same family and NO ring-ins are allowed. Entry is FREE however all teams need to be registered with the Ngāti Rangi office by Friday the 5th of February @ 5pm.


  • Teams  are made up of six players consisting of: One member over 45 (male or female), one member under-13 (male or female), two males and two females
  • Each team must provide a referee for other games
  • Each team must be colour coordinated OR wear a uniform
  • Tries; 2 points for over 45 and under 13, 1 point for the rest.
  • 15 minute games with no half-time break.

To register call the Ngāti Office on 0800 N RANGI or 06 385 9500, email office@ngatirangi.com or PM us via Facebook with the family name of the whānau team entered and a contact phone number. 

Have a question about the Whānau Day? Give Mel Evans a ring in the office or 021 631 545 Or about the Touch Tournament call Troy Brown on 027 467 7067

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