December Pānui, 2015



The Hopai Bay, Pelorus Sound Annual Family Sports & Picnic Day – held each year since 1920 – will take place on 2 January 2016.


Check out the website at Two hotly contested events are the  Hopai He Man race, which is open to women, men & teams – comprising of a swim and a long hill run, and the Tug-of-war. There are children’s events and the Gumboot Throw is also popular.

Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō has enjoyed some success at previous events, notably in 2015 Tama Baker received the Hopai Sports Best Junior Sportsman Trophy by placing in five events.  

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