Bay of Plenty school Te Kura o Te Teko are the newly crowned champions of the National Primary schools competition which was held this week in Gisborne.
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Kapa haka preserving Whanganui and Taranaki dialects
Whanganui and Taranaki's regional languages are being preserved through the art of kapa haka says expert Tamzyn Pue (Ngāti Maru).
Taranaki schools combine to compete at regional kapa haka compeition
Three Taranaki schools will combine to take on Aotea’s top secondary school kapa haka teams at the Aotea regional competitions. The Aotea regional's will be held this Friday 30 June, a day after the regional Ngā Manu Kōrero speech competitions.
Super 9's haka competition in memory of the late Jojo Waaka
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.
TVNZ's The Naked Choir judge talks kapa haka
The Naked Choir judge Matt Gifford says acapella singing comes naturally for kapa haka performers.
Kura kaupapa earns enough airpoints to take flight
A Māngere kura kaupapa has accumulated enough airpoints for their students to get to the National Primary School Kapa Haka competition. Run by Air NZ, the competition will fulfil the travel ambitions of 10 winning schools.
Native Affairs – I am Raukawa
Mōtai Tangata Rau is a popular haka group who performed at Matatini this year. Like many groups they focus on the traditions of their own people in their performance.
Hori Pomana honoured at ASB Polyfest pōwhiri
The 42nd Auckland secondary schools ASB Polyfest has got underway in Manukau City. The southern hemisphere's largest cultural competition began with a traditional welcome ceremony of the schools and trophies, including three new carved taonga to commemorate one of the festival's stalwarts' the late George Hori Pomana.
Derek Lardelli honoured and stunned at team's title winning performance
Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti leader Derek Lardelli is honoured and stunned to see his team climb from ninth place in the preliminaries to becoming the overall Te Matatini champions.
Tuhourangi and Tauira Mai Tawhiti return to Matangirua.
Two groups have climbed back into the top 9 after missing out the past few tournaments.