Topics: Kapa Haka, Te Matatini

He Amorangi - Sophie Williams

By Ani-Piki Tuari
  • Auckland
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

He Amorangi - Sophie Williams of Te Arawa and Ngāpuhi descent is a lecturer of dance at the University of Auckland, a PhD student, a key performer and member of Hawaiki Tu Academy. She says her Rotorua based senior kapa Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao has grounded and influenced who she is today as a dancer, a performer and representative of her tribe, Te Arawa.

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