Māori Touch NZ announce partnership with KBS Sportswear and Apparel

20 Dec

Māori Touch NZ are excited to announce our new partnership with KBS Sportswear & Apparel - Commencing 2022, for an initial two-year term.

MTNZ Board Chair Terama Broughton-Winterburn says “we are excited about working with KBS next year to launch a new & exciting range of whānau and supporters’ merchandise. It is a welcome opportunity for MTNZ, and will allow our community throughout the motu to support and represent the Māori Touch movement!”

KBS’s kaupapa focused approach showed clear alignment with the values of Māori Touch. “It was important that we found the right fit for us, and our people. KBS have fast become the preferred apparel supplier for many of our rōpu, as well as provinces, clubs and events throughout Aotearoa.We are proud to be working with a Māori owned company that is committed to the development of our game, and our people.”For KBS Director Kauri Wawatai, this partnership is a full circle moment.

“I grew up playing alongside my whānau and friends at Māori Touch Nationals. I’m proud to be able to support this kaupapa further through KBS.”“We are proud to work alongside MTNZ, and are committed to growing the reach of māori touch in the community.”“It has always been a big goal of ours to showcases our Mahi on this stage and to now sit back and see that come into fruition is something we are really proud of!”