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Māori Rugby

Māori rugby has a unique place within rugby in New Zealand and the talent and passion that exists within the Māori community see Māori players well-represented in the professional playing ranks. NZR foster and grow Māori rugby at the community level through the existing tournament structures and with the introduction of specific development programs.


Our Vision

To inspire and unify whānau, hapū, iwi and communities through Māori rugby.

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Our Mission

Partner with Māori to enhance the mana and mauri of Māori rugby.

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Our Purpose

To provide effective leadership and governance that ensures rugby is mana-enhancing for Māori and rugby is a place where tikanga is respected.

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