Topic: Kapa Haka

Te Haaro o Te Kaahu Kapa Haka Kura Tuarua 2016- Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga

By Online News - Rereātea

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti kahungunu ki Heretaunga was the first group to perform at this year's Secondary Schools' Kapa Haka competition.

Established in 2007, kaihaka come from a variety of hapū within Ngāti Kahungunu. 

This year, the group is lead by kaitātaki wahine Te Ao Mārama Ngarotata.

Tutors of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu are Maku Huata-Ropitini, Tiahuia Huata- Ropitini, Panache Huata-Ropitini and Turei Kire-Hapuku.

Their whakaeke "Te Haaro o Te Kaahu" welcomes schools competing at this year's competition to Ngāti Kahungunu.

Their mission statement is Kia Kahungunu te tū!

Today they are sharing with us their poi, Tamaiti Hianga, Tamaiti Haututū.