Te Tai Tokerau Kapa Haka Regionals 2016 - Ngā Manu Mātui o Ngāpuhi

By Online News Team
  • Northland

Established in 2015, Ngā Manu Mātui o Ngāpuhi are the last group to perform at Tai Tokerau regionals at Whangarei ASB stadium. 

Driven to continue the legacies of their ancestors and honour their departed love ones, the team’s theme this year is “Ngā Hononga” where they acknowledge their genealogical links with all iwi in the Tai Tokerau region.

The group is tutored by Mana, Reuben, Maharanui and Erena Epiha  span across the hapu of Ngāti Rēhia, Whangaroa, kaikohe and Moerewa.

Today they have choosen to share their Whakaeke titled, “Te Taiaha o Tāreha” which talks about the journey of their tūpuna’s Taiaha.

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