Well done Leila-Jane
This is Leila-Jane Poutini from Whanganui, ready to perform at the 73rd Hui Aranga held in Hawera earlier this year. Leila-Jane is the daughter of Teremai Potaka-Osborne and Wayne Poutini and granddaughter of Eva Suter and Tamati Potaka-Osborne. Leila is 7 years old and has been performing since she was 4. She belongs to the Saint Peter Chanel Club, which was formed at Kaiwhaiki Pā, Whanganui many years ago. This year her group performed in the Mokopuna section at Hui Aranga and took out first place in the competition! Ka mau te wehi!