Topic: Kapa Haka

Waitaha Senior Kapa Haka Competition- Te Ahikōmau a Hamoterangi

By Te Kāea, Wikitōria Day
  • South Island

Te Ahikōmau a Hamoterangi was formed by Te Ahikaaroa in 2011, the passion and power of this groups performance saw them take out second place overall at the Waitaha Senior Kapa Haka Regionals this year which will see them advance to the stage at Te Matatini next year.

This group was established as a representation of the continuation of the journey of Waitaha in Kapa Haka and the whakapapa that binds them.

The group is tutored by Tauira Takurua, Rangimarie Parata Takurua, Ahi Kumeroa Takurua and Puamiria Parata-Goodall.

Te Manuiti Whata led the men in the performance and Puamiria led the women.

Here is the Waiata ā Ringa, 'He kuru no te pounamu' composed by Tauira Takurua.