The Wellington regional kapa haka competition gets underway at the Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua this coming Saturday. Amongst the competing teams, is a new group with strong affiliations to Taranaki and Tūhoe. Here is our special feature on Te Ahi a Tahurangi.
Tag: Tū Te Maungaroa. Showing results 1 - 4 of 4
Showing results 1 - 4 of 4
Te Matatini 2017 – Tū Te Maungaroa
Tū Te Maungaroa is an urban based team representing hapū throughout Tuhoe and is the first to take the stage from Te Whanganui a Tara region at Te Kahu o Te Amorangi Te Matatini.
Prophet Rua Kenana lives on
One hundred years ago, Māori Prophet Rua Kenana Hepetipa, was arrested at Maungapōhatu. Yesterday marked the date of his arrest and an event commemorating the fact, was held by his people at Te Mapou Marae, Maungapōhatu.
What makes Tū Te Maungaroa unique?
Tū Te Maungaroa cultural group have been a strong contender at the Wellington haka regionals for 24 years, which will be held again this weekend. So what is it about this uniquely Tūhoe group that catches the judges' eyes?