Topic: Kapa Haka

He Amorangi - Kapa Haka is a lifestyle, not a hobby

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Paumea Walker is the current Pei Te Hurinui Jones champion and son to tutors of senior Waikato kapa haka, Te Pou o Mangatawhiri. Although his family has no whakapapa to Waikato Tainui, his parents re-established Te Pou o Mangatawhiri upon the request of the late Māori Queen, Te Arikinui Te Ātaairangi Kaahu. Paumea stands to support his parents and family and represent the Kīngatanga at Te Matatini 2017.