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Māori Television reports on the latest news in kapa haka, from regional, national and international levels.

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2018 Mātaatua Kapa Haka Regional Results

By Aroha Mane

Eighteen Mātaatua teams performed on stage at the Te Teko Racecourse over the last two days, all vying for a chance to represent their region at Te Matatini, in Te Whanganui-a-tara (Wellington) next year. All information and results about the competition available here.


Kapa haka members honour past worker

By Mere McLean

Eight teams have performed today at the Mātaatua Regional Kapa Haka Festival in Te Teko. But for one team, Awanuiārangi, their performance was a dedication to Te Makariini Temara. A noted composer and tutor with in the region.


More goals on the horizon for Wetini Mitai-Ngatai

By Taroi Black

Haka exponent and businessman Wetini Mitai-Ngatai has been inducted into this year’s New Year's Honours List for his services to Māori performing arts. He is known for taking his haka group Te Matarae i o Rehu to two national titles and running his Māori tourism business, Mitai Māori Village.