Topic: Kapa Haka

Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Regionals 2016 - Te Pou-o-Mangataawhiri

By Online News Team
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Based at Tūrangawaewae in Ngaruawāhia and under the guidance of the Ngāti Mahuta hapu, Te Pou o Mangataawhiri are the second to last group to entertain the crowds at the Tainui regionals today.

With the blessing and support of the late Te Arikinui Te Ātairangikaahu in 2005, Te Pou o Mangataawhiri (TPM) was reformed under the leadership of Ngāria and Tony Walker.

Led by Kaitataki Tane Tony Walker and Kaitataki Wahine Te Waimarie Collins. This is their Whakawatea (exit item)  highlights the message "Ko Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu ki te rangi, ko Tuheitia ki te whenua" and uplifts the philosophies of the Kingitanga.

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