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Dan Vaka

Dan Vaka has been involved with kapa haka ever since birth. Dan believes he came out of the womb wearing a piupiu. For most of his life Dan has performed with Ngāti Rangiwewehi, but he performed briefly for Waihirere, who is his wife’s whānau. Dan performed with Waihirere when they won the 2002 national championships in Auckland.  Currently the tutor and male leader for Ngāti Rangiwewehi. Dan loves kapa haka because he is proud to be able to show our culture to the world