Te Iti Kahurangi took to the stage today as the second of four groups to represent Tainui waka at Te Matatini 2015.
The rōpū was established in 2003, and have had a strong presence at national level ever since.
"My haka group is Te Iti Kahurangi. We only started with 12 performers and stood for the first time in Gisborne. Then we decided to expand our club," explains tutor and male leader, Kingi Kiriona in a recent interview with Te Kāea.
Here is that interview with Te Iti Kahurangi during their preparations for Te Matatini:
Here's an item from last year's Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Festival: