Topic: Kapa Haka

Te Arawa Kapa Haka Regionals - Results

By Te Kāea
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty
Te Mātārae I Ōrehu - 2014 Te Arawa Regional Winners

This year's Te Arawa Senior Kapa Haka Regionals was held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre, Rotorua.

A massive 21 teams took to the stage to perform with hopes of qualifying for the six spots available to represent their region at Te Matatini 2015, in Christchurch.

The groups who performed (in order) were:

Ngāti Whakaue Pakeke
Ngāti Pikiao Pakeke
Te Rau Aroha
Ngāti Rangiwewehi Pakeke 1
Ngauru Ki Uta Pakeke
Ngāti Rongomai Pakeke
Te Hikuwai Pakeke
Te Utuhina Manaakitanga Trust
Te Arawa Tautoko
Ngāti Rangiwewehi Pakeke 2
Ngāti Rangiwewehi
Te Hikuwai
Te Tāheke
Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai
Te Rongomaihuia
Ngāti Tarawhai
Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa
Kataore
Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao
Ngauru Ki Uta
Te Mātārae I Ōrehu

The teams advancing to Te Matatini 2015 are:

6th - Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai
5th - Kataore
4th - Ngāti Rangiwewehi
3rd - Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao
2nd - Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa
1st - Te Mātārae I Ōrehu

Here is Heeni Brown's summary of the event: "Te Mātārae I Ōrehu crowned Te Arawa regional kapa haka champs", as well as her story preceding the competition, "Te Arawa kapa haka regionals get underway in Rotorua".

The full results are:

Non Aggregate - WAIATA TIRA:
2nd equal – Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa/Mātārae I Ōrehu
1st – Tūhourangi-NgātiWāhiao

Non Aggregate - MANUKURA WĀHINE:
3rd – Te Hikuwai
2nd – Ngāti Rangiwewehi
1st – Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa

Non Aggregate - MANUKURA TĀNE:
3rd – Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai
2nd – Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa
1st – Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao

Non Aggregate - WHAIKŌRERO:
2nd equal – Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai / Ngāti Tarawhai
1st - Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa

Non Aggregate - KĀKAHU:
3rd equal – Ngāti Rangiwewehi / Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa
2nd - Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai
1st - Kataore

Non Aggregate - BEST NEW GROUP - Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai

Non Aggregate - COMPOSITION:
3rd - Ngāti Tarawhai
2nd - Te Pikikōtuku o Rongomai
1st - Kataore

Non Aggregate - BEST PAKEKE GROUP - Te Arawa Tautoko

Aggregate - WHAKAEKE:
3rd - Ngāti Rangiwewehi
1st equal - Kataore / Te Mātārae I Ōrehu

Aggregate - MŌTEATEA:
3rd - Ngāti Rangiwewehi
2nd - Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao
1st - Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa

Aggregate - WAIATA-Ā-RINGA:
3rd - Ngāti Rangiwewehi
1st equal - Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao / Te Mātarae I Ōrehu

Aggregate - POI:
3rd - Te Mātarae I Ōrehu
1st equal - Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa / Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao

Aggregate - HAKA:
3rd equal - Kataore / Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao 
2nd - Ngā Uri o Te Whanoa
1st - Te Mātarae I Ōrehu

Aggregate - WHAKAWĀTEA:
2nd equal - Ngāti Rangiwewehi / Kataore
1st - Te Mātarae I Ōrehu