Ngā Pou o Roto returns to the national stage at Pūtaringamotu, Christchurch, representing Tainui waka.
Tutored by Tamara Takiari, Matehaere Clarke and Rawiri Henare, Ngā Pou o Roto have risen to the challenge yet again.
Despite the high expectations they set for themselves at Te Matatini 2013, Ngā Pou o Roto has proven that with hard work and determination, they can overcome any barrier.
Their leaders today are Rawiri Henare, Clifford Pihama, Tamara Takiari and Matehaere Clarke.
Here is their performance from the 2013 Te Matatini festival:
Here is a snippet from last year's Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Festival: