Please read these Terms of Use carefully.  By using this website, you accept these Terms of Use (including any changes) and agree to be bound by them.

This website is brought to you by Te Matatini Society Incorporated (“Te Matatini).

Te Matatini provides this website as part of its kaupapa to foster, develop and protect traditional Maori performing arts in the pursuit of excellence.

Using this website

Te Matatini has made every effort to ensure that information on this website is reliable and accurate at the time of publishing.  The content of this website may be updated at any time and may, at times, be out of date, inaccurate and/or incomplete.  Te Matatini accepts no responsibility for keeping the content of this website up to date, accurate and/or complete and does not accept any liability for any failure to do so.
Neither Te Matatini nor any of its officers or employees make any express or implied representations or give any warranties regarding the material or facilities contained or referred to in this website.  We do not accept any liability:

  • for any loss or damage whatsoever which may arise in any way out of the use of any of the material or facilities;
  • for errors in or omissions from the material or facilities; or
  •  for the accuracy of any information obtained through use of this site.

Your use of this website and the services provided by it is at your sole risk.  The website and associated services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, we disclaim and exclude all implied conditions or warranties, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Advertisements and links to third party websites

Responsibility for the content of advertisements appearing on this website (including links to advertisers' own websites) rests solely with the advertisers.  

The placement of such advertisements on the website does not constitute the recommendation or endorsement of the advertised product or service by Te Matatini.  

Each advertiser is solely responsible for any representation made in connection with its advertisement.
Any links to third party websites are provided for convenience only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement or verification of that third party website by Te Matatini.

Articles or reports by named authors express their own views and do not necessarily reflect the views of Te Matatini.


Te Matatini will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure the availability of this website subject to any downtime required for maintenance.  However, Te Matatini takes no responsibility for any system unavailability, or for any loss that is incurred as a result of the website being unavailable.  

Te Matatini assumes no responsibility for the corruption of any data or information held by Te Matatini

Intellectual Property

This website is Copyright © 2009 Te Matatini Society Incorporated.  

All rights reserved except as expressly stated.  Many of the images featured on this website are the copyright of third parties and Te Matatini has specific provision to display those images.

You may view the material on this web site only for your personal use.  You should not copy, modify, use or distribute the material (especially images) in any other way unless you obtain written permission from Te Matatini.

If you would like to reproduce, modify and/or distribute any information contained on this site for personal or business purposes please contact:admin@tematatini.co.nz

All right, title and interest in all intellectual property rights in all concepts, systems, written, graphic and other material relating to this website and its contents is owned by, and shall at all times remain the exclusive property of, Te Matatini or its licensors and is protected by New Zealand and international law.


Any personal information you submit to this website (for example, your email address so that you can receive updates of information featured on this website) or save using this website is stored securely by Te Matatini or its contractors and will not be used or disclosed to any third parties, except for the purposes indicated on this website or as permitted by the Privacy Act 1993.  

You have the right under the Privacy Act 1993 to access and request to update and/or correct your personal information held by Te Matatini.  

If you want to check personal information that Te Matatini may have collected from you and holds (or to request the correction of any such information) please email: admin@tematatini.co.nz
. Where this website issues you with a login and password you must keep these secure.


Publication of email addresses on this website should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited email.  Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear on this website must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007.

We use web measurement tools to tell us how people are using this website (what calculators they use and which pages they read and so forth), but these tools do not identify the individuals using this web site. This means we can see a record of what people do on the website, but not who they are.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use are governed by New Zealand law and the courts of New Zealand will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any proceedings relating to this website or its contents or these Terms of Use.

Amendments of these Terms of Use

Te Matatini may amend these Terms of Use in whole or in part from time to time.  Amendments will be effective immediately upon posting of the amended Terms of User on this website. You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest Terms of Use. Your continued use of the website represents your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use as amended.