NHHT acknowledged te mauri o Ki-o Rahi being in Te Tai Tokerau and will kaitiaki the taonga until it goes to the secondary schools Ki-o Rahi National Tournament at Te Tii Marae in Waitangi in April 2020.

KC Maaka from NHHT seen here with the mauri spoke of its history and is looking forward to the year ahead with mahitahi alongside Te Tii Marae, Ngati Rahiri and Sport Northland and Te Rarawa as part of the kaupapa.