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The Exceptional Squad

Orphans Kahu and Mānia have just moved to the big city to live with their aunt. Life at their new school is tough thanks to the Kage Krew, a dance squad who are hell-bent on making them feel unwelcome. But Kahu and Mānia have a powerful secret - they can overcome challenges with help from their imaginations and The Exceptional Squad dancers.

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    Season 1, Episode 1

    G It's Mānia and Kahu's first day at their new school. Mānia is eager to impress tween-age dance sensation 'The Kage Crew' with her skills. But what will she do when she's forced to choose between the dance crew and family?

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      G Ko te rā tuatahi o te kura mō Mānaia rāua ko Kahu, e hīkaka ana a Mānia ki te whakaatu atu i ōnā pūkenga kanikani ki te Kapa Kage. Engari, ka aha ia ka ākina ana ia ki te whiriwhiri i waenga i te rōpū kanikani me tana whānau?

      G Ko te rā kaipara o te kura. Heoi, nā runga i ngā wheako o mua, kua horokukū a Kahu ki te kuhu ki ngā mahi. Nā whai anō e hiahia ana ia ki te karo i ngā mahi. Engari ka aha ia ka whara ana a Mānia, ā, tē taea e ia te kuhu ki ngā mahi?

      G Kei te hanga manu aute a Aunty B rāua ko Kahu mā te kōhanga reo. Ko te tikanga ia, kei te āwhina hoki a Mānia, engari kei te aro rāua ko Kirsten ki tētahi whakataetae kanikani ā-ipurangi. Ka aha a Mānia i te ngarohanga o tana ahokore, i te uinga hoki ōna e Kahu mō āna whakaarotau?

      G Ka whakapeto ngoi a Mānia ki te whakarata i te Kapa Kage. Ka tae a Aunty B ki te kura e mau ana i te karauna nā Mānia me Kahu i hanga i te kōhanga. Whakamā ake nei a Mānia, ā hei tāna, mā tēnā ka heke tōna pakō. Ka pēhea a Aunty B ka whakapātarihia ana ia e Mānia?

      G Kei te tū ngā uiui mātua. Kei te hōrapa haere ngā kōhimuhimu i a Kirsten e rata ana a Mr Lewis ki a Aunty B. He mōrikarika tērā ki a Mānia, nō reira kei te kaha ake ia ki te whakawehe i a rāua tahi. Engari he aha tā Mr Lewis pātai ki a Aunty B?

      G Kua tae mai te rā aromatawai hītori. Rangirua ana a Kahu mēnā rānei ka puta tōna ihu. Kua tonoa ia kia noho atu whai muri i te karaehe kia kohia ngā aromatawai, ā, kua toko ake he whakaaro. Engari ka aha a Kahu, he aha hoki te utu ka puta ake?

      G Ko te whakaari ā-kura kei te haere ake. E whakapae ana a Mānia ko ia hei kaiwhakaari matua, inā ko Aunty B te ringatohu o te whakaari. Engari ka kore ana e riro i a ia, a ka whakatau a Mānia kia kaua ia ia e kanikani anō, ka aro kē ki te mahi waiata. Ka aha kē rā ia ka taka ana te māramatanga i a ia?

      G Kua puta ngā purutaringa hou; ko ngā Taringa 3000, me te mea, kei te katoa, hāunga a Kahu. Ka ākina a Aunty B e ia ki te hoko ētahi māna, ahakoa te utu. Ka whakaohorere a Aunty B i a Kahu me ngā purutaringa, engari ehara i te Taringa 3000. Ka aha ka porowhiu ana a Kahu ngā purutaringa nā Aunty B i hoko?

      G Ko te wā tina, ā, kei te whiu a Kirsten i a Mānia nā te haunga o tana kai. Engari ehara i a Mānia te kai haunga, ā, ka haere ki te kimi nā wai. Ka kitea, nā Maiuli kē, tētahi o te Kapa Kage. Ka inoi a Maiuli kia kore ia e mea atu ki a Kirsten. Ka ahatia ina ka whakamātau pokerehūtia te kai e Mānia?

      G Ko te huringa tau o Aunty B! E hiahia ana a Mānia rāua ko Kahu kia tino maharatia tēnei huritau. Engari kāore a Aunty B i te rongo i te wairua ngahau. Ko tō Mānia me Kahu manako nui kia hīkina tana wairua mā te tunu keke. Engari ka ahatia kia huri ana hei 'whakamātau pūtaiao'?