Rahui Taiohi is a combined team from Te Kura-a-iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano and Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rito o Raukawa. The girls were a part of a wider netball academy group of 18 girls who trained 5 times a week and played competition matches weekly sometimes twice weekly. The academy focussed on developing these young women as people through the medium of netball.
What a wonderful year they have had.
Rāhui Taiohi were the winners of four titles this year:
- Poitarawhiti Kāpiti ki Ōtaki (Collegiate Coastal Challenge, teams included LNISS A-Graders Kapiti College, Paraparaumu College and Ōtaki College)
- Horowhenua Netball Collegiate Title,
- Horowhenua Netball Premier 1 Title,
- LNISS B-Grade winners. This championship entitles them to promotion into A-Grade in 2016.
Also worthy of mention and recognition were the three selected for the LNISS Tournament Team:
- Pōtiki Cooper-Roa
- Ariana Kiel-Ransom
- Kaylin Wratten.
- MVP Pōtiki Cooper-Roa and Ariana Ransom
- Most Improved- Jaime Rātapu
- Most dedicated of the year – Pōtiki Cooper-Roa