Te Kāhui Maunga Aotea Senior Kapa Haka Regionals - Results

By Te Ao Māori News
Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

This year's Te Kāhui Maunga Aotea Senior Kapa Haka Regionals was held at the TSB Stadium in Pukekura, New Plymouth.

13 teams took to the stage to perform with hopes of qualifying for the four spots available to represent their region at Te Matatini 2015, in Christchurch.

The groups who performed (in order) were:

Te Huatahi
Te Taikura o Te Awa Tupua
Taranaki Ki Te Tonga
Te Rōpū Taikura o Te Kāhui Herekawe
Ngā Pakeke o Rātana
Te Tira o Te Arakamu
Pūtiki Wharanui
Tūtū Kā'ika
Te Matapihi
Aotea Ūtanganui
Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana
Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
Tahu Pōtiki Mai Taranaki Mātongatonga

The teams advancing to Te Matatini 2015 are:

4th - Tūtū Kā'ika
3rd - Te Matapihi
2nd - Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
1st - Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

The results are:

Non-aggregate – Best ORIGINAL COMPOSITION for Waiata ā-ringa
2nd – Tūtū Kā’ika
1st – Aotea Ūtanganui

Non-aggregate – KĀKAHU
1st equal – Ngā Purapura o te Taihauāuru / Pūtiki Wharanui / Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Non-aggregate - KAITĀTAKI WĀHINE:
3rd – Aotea Ūtanganui
2nd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Non-aggregate - KAITĀTAKI TĀNE:
3rd – Te Matapihi
2nd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - TE REO:
3rd equal – Aotea Ūtanganui / Te Matapihi 
1st equal - Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru / Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - WAIATA TIRA:
3rd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
2nd – Te Matapihi
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - WHAKAEKE:
3rd – Aotea Ūtanganui
2nd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - MŌTEATEA:
3rd equal – Aotea Ūtanganui / Tūtū Kā'ika
2nd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - WAIATA-Ā-RINGA:
3rd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
2nd – Te Matapihi
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - POI:
2nd equal – Aotea Ūtanganui / Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - HAKA:
3rd – Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
2nd – Te Matapihi
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana

Aggregate - WHAKAWĀTEA:
3rd equal – Tūtū Kā'ika / Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru
2nd – Te Matapihi
1st – Te Reanga Mōrehu o Rātana