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Kia kowhiritia a poitūkohu hei kēmu tuatahi mō ngā kaitākoro Māori, Kaiwhakahaere, kaitautoko, kaimātakitaki hoki
Basketball first choice sport for all Maori as player, coach, officiator, supporter and spectator
Poitūkohu Māori exists to give Māori a chance to experience Basketball as Māori with the values of Te Ao Māori as players, officiators, coaches,spectators, supporters, and whanau.
VALUES OUR TOHU
The Mangopare symbol depicts the hammerhead shark. It symbolizes strength, determination, strong will and fighting spirit. The Koru is a spiral shape that resembles a new unfurling silver fern. It symbolises new life, growth, strength and peace.
To reinforce the value of whakapapa, Te Reo Māori and Kaupapa Māori in Basketball
To foster the growth of Basketball as a sport of choice for Māori players, coaches, administrators and officials
Provide a Community pathway for Māori Players and officials to supplement opportunities provided through Basketball New Zealand