The Morrison clan of Te Arawa screen in this first episode of Kapa Haka Whānau. This whānau have given us five national kapa haka leaders, a host of golden moments and a legacy that is still going strong after 40 years as top-class performers. (PREMIERE)
Tonight we're in the realm of Ngāti Rongomai and the home of Tukiterangi and Renata Curtis, a remarkable couple who carry their passion for their iwi and te ao Māori through all aspects of their busy lives.
Sir Pita Sharples gives us a rare glimpse at his public and private life - it is a touching story from one of the great leaders of kapa haka and the first of a two-part look at the remarkable legacy of his team, Te Rōpū Manutaki.
Moe mai i roto i te ariki, i roto i āu tupuna kua whetūrangitia me rātou o te wāhi ngaro, mokopuna a Hēmi rāua ko Ngāhiriwa Tai Tin, pōtiki a Mau rāua ko Karina, Irakewa Tāhūhū-Nui-a-Rangi Rōmana Wiremu Ratima Tai Tin. Haere whakaoti (Whiringa-ā-Nuku 9 – Hakihea 6, 2016).