New Zealand Māori and Arts and Crafts Institute are in the process of lining up the first ever Jojo Super 9's kapa haka competition.
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Te Matatini to make kapa haka available online
Te Matatini are about to make kapa haka performances readily available online. According to Te Matatini CEO Carl Ross performances from 2011 to 2013 are being digitised for web display with the agreement of participating groups.
Six Auckland primary schools off to 2017 National kapa haka competiton
Six Auckland primary schools have taken out top titles at this year's Auckland Regional Kapa Haka competition. This year sees TKKM o Hoani Waititi, Ngā Tapuwai, TKKM a Rohe o Māngere, TKKM o Puau, Henderson Intermediate and Clendon Park secure a spot at the National competition.
Te Aute revive old waiata through festival
The Te Aute College Song and Haka Festival is a competition that aims to revive many of its old songs that are no longer being sung. An inaugural event that will see old boys and girls come from all over the country.
Te Kura Māori o Ngā Tapuwae wins 20th Te Ahurea festival
Te Kura Māori o Ngā Tapuwae has won the 20th Te Ahurea Tino Rangatiratanga festival, the kapa haka competition for Auckland secondary schools. Original performer, Renee Savage says the festival continues to be supported by those who performed at the inaugural festival.
Six Tainui teams through to 2017 Kura Mana Tahi competition
There were a number of impressive groups at the Tainui Waka Primary School Kapa Haka Competition. Six teams have won the right to represent the region at the national Kura Mana Tahi competition next year.
Raukura celebrate their kapa haka success on home grounds
National champions of the Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition, Raukura today shared their win with the whole of Te Arawa at a mass welcoming held at Te Papaiouru, Ōhinemutu to formally acknowledge their achievement.
Te Matatini trophy presented to the Wehi whānau
Te Whānau ā Apanui have shown a huge gesture of Aroha by handing over the Duncan McIntyre trophy to the Wehi whānau. A spokesperson for the group Rawiri Waititi has called for a new trophy to be commissioned laying out a challenge to Te Matatini.
Legendary kapa haka exponent Ngapo Wehi passes away
Dr. Ngapo Wehi, QSM (Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau a Apanui, Ngāti Kahu), is the most decorated exponent of Māori performing arts and holds the record for the most national wins in the history of kapa haka. Today the legendary composer passed away surrounded by his loving family in Gisborne. Dr. Wehi was 82-years-old.
2016 Te Haaro o Te Kaahu Highlights- Behind the scenes
Ngati Kahungunu is now gearing up for Te Matatini next year following the success of this year’s National Secondary School Kapa Haka Competition. Te Kāea takes a look behind the scenes in the lead up to next year’s competition.