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Posts Tagged ‘ haka ’

LISTEN: Proud students say school haka unites them

Sep 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, News

Saint Bernard’s college students say their haka represents who they are. JAYDON TAMARUA reports:

WATCH: New citizens welcomed at Waitangi celebrations

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

New citizens were treated to pōwhiri and kai before Porirua’s Waitangi Day festival.

Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.

WATCH: Whitireia flash-mob haka hits Singapore

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Performers end their wānanga to Taiwan with Ka Mate to the surprise of airport travellers.

Thousands entertained and scared by haka in Taiwan streets

Oct 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Taiwanese tour guide joins NZ performing for haka Ka Mate during the opening of festival.

Kiwi performers from Wellington and Waikato form alliance in Tainan

Oct 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington’s Whitireia Performing Arts and Waikato’s Tamaki-Hauraki Kowhao Rau join forces overseas.

Whitireia performers warm up for cultural tour to Taiwan festival

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Nan Ying Folk Festival is the destination next week for the annual Whitireia Performing Arts Wananga. In the final stages of preparations, the degree students visited Karori West Normal School and wowed hundreds of students. MATTHEW LAU, who will be reporting on the tour, was at Karori.

WWI Centenary marked with special ceremony

Aug 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

Special Olympics champion swam for his cousin in Australia

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Richard Bruce represented New Zealand at the first Asia Pacific Games in Australia. He talks to PAUL ORDISH about his motivation.

Porirua school triumphs at kapa haka competition

Jul 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Latest News, News

Te Rauparaha Arena erupts into a crowd Kamate haka for Te Kura Maori o Porirua.

Reluctant role model kicks smoking habit

Jun 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

It is a time to receive and give nourishment to Papatuanuku.

Majority of people think no risk of haka being over-used

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Sport

Wellingtonians say it is an important part of New Zealand and Maori culture and something to be celebrated.


Cuba Street gypsies stay for Rugby World Cup

Sep 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

City’s enticing vibe started with airport haka for Springboks

Hundreds invade city street for Samoan haka

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Police and Rugby World Cup officials on hand for challenge.

Samoan flashmob haka call for Lambton Quay

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Sport

A Facebook inspired Manu Samoan flash mob haka may involve more than 700 participants taking over part of Wellington’s top retail street at lunchtime tomorrow.

Organisers are hoping to get at least 50 people performing two hours before Samoa plays Namibia. JOSH HYDE reports

Understanding Ka Mate – how a chief’s escape led to the All Blacks

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

VIDEO: Ngati Toa, owners of Ka mate, have agreed with the NZ Rugby Union over its continued use by the All Blacks. JOSIE GLASSON tells the story of the haka.

Whakapapa, tikanga, whanau – that’s what Maori rugby is all about

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Sport, Student Features

As Maori rugby prepares to celebrate 100 years, LEE STACE explores what is being done to grow Maori participation in rugby and what Maori players learn from the experience.