Topic: Kapa Haka

Te Haaro o te Kaahu Kapa Haka Kura Tuarua 2016 - Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rāwhitiroa

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Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rāwhitiroa from pool C was the final group to take the stage.

Established in the year 2000, the Taitokerau group were led on stage by kaitātaki tāne Journey Maru Henare and kaitātaki wahine Hinekui-Te Kakara Henare.

The rōpū have been taught by tutors Fred Henare, Loreen Henare, Mereana Henare, Koea Henare and Donovan Davis.

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rawhitiroa are guided by a whakatauāki by Sir James Henare, “Ko te reo te kākahu o te whakaaro, te huarahi ki te ao tūroa o te hinengaro.”

This clip shows their waiata-ā-ringa "I te tekau mā whā" composed by Chief Ruatara.

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