Topic: Kapa Haka

2014 Australian National Kapa Haka Festival - Results

By Te Kāea
Australia Kapa Haka Festival - Taonga

The Australian National Kapa Haka Festival was held at the Whitlam Leisure Centre in Liverpool, Sydney.  Today, nine groups were vying for the three spots to advance to Te Matatini being held in Christchurch next year.

Teams from three states across Australia traversed the red lands to take part in this auspicious biennial event.

Those teams, in order of performance, are: 

Te Puna Mārama (NSW)
Te Toi o Ngā Rangi (NSW)
Te Pāpakanui-a-Māui (WA)
Tūwhitia (QLD)
Te Huinga Waka (NSW)
Te Rāranga Whānui (NSW)
Te Kuraroa (WA)
Tūranga Ake (QLD)
Manawa Mai Tawhiti (WA)

The teams advancing to Te Matatini 2015 are:

3rd - Tūranga Ake
2nd - Te Rāranga Whānui
1st - Manawa Mai Tawhiti

The category results are:

WAIATA TIRA:

2nd equal – Te Toi o Ngā Rangi / Pāpakanui-a-Māui / Manawa Mai Tawhiti
1st – Tūranga Ake

KĀKAHU:

3rd – Te Kuraroa
2nd – Manawa Mai Tawhiti
1st – Te Rāranga Whānui

KAITĀTAKI TANE:

3rd – Te Rāranga Whānui
2nd – Te Kuraroa
1st – Tūranga Ake

KAITĀTAKI WAHINE: 

2nd equal – Te Kuraroa / Manawa Mai Tawhiti
1st – Tūranga Ake

TITONGA HŌU - HAKA:

3rd – Pāpakanui-a-Māui
2nd – Te Rāranga Whānui
1st – Tūwhitia

WHAKAEKE:

3rd – Pāpakanui-a-Māui 
2nd – Manawa Mai Tawhiti
1st – Te Rāranga Whānui

MŌTEATEA:

3rd – Manawa Mai Tawhiti
2nd – Te Rāranga Whānui
1st – Tūranga Ake

POI:

3rd – Te Kuraroa
2nd – Te Rāranga Whānui
1st – Manawa Mai Tawhiti

WAIATA Ā-RINGA:

3rd – Manawa Mai Tawhiti
2nd – Te Rāranga Whānui
1st – Tūranga Ake

HAKA:

3rd – Te Rāranga Whānui
2nd – Manawa Mai Tawhiti
1st – Tūranga Ake

WHAKAWĀTEA:

3rd – Te Kuraroa
2nd – Te Rāranga Whānui
1st – Manawa Mai Tawhiti

TE REO:

3rd equal - Te Rāranga Whānui 
1st equal - Tūranga Mai Tawhiti / Manawa Mai Tawhiti 

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