Kehu Butler (Te Whānau a Tauwhao) is set to kick off his campaign to win the Vissla ISA World Surfing Championship that is being held in California.
Kehu who flew out on Thursday with the Aotearoa NZ Junior Surf Team will first compete in the Annual competition SANZ, (New Zealand vs South Africa).
This is Kehu's third year competing in the competing in the under 16s division of the ISA World Juniors.
Kehu has his Nan Teena, Koro Junior and little sister Iritana as his support group and his father Khan who is the manager for the team.
We will continue to keep the Iwi updated Kehu's and the team's progress.
Kia kaha Kehu!!!