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Posts Tagged ‘ kapa haka ’

Community spirit evident at Aro Valley hangi

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Community spirit is alive and well in the Aro Valley where a community hāngi proves a popular event.



New principal brings fresh ideas to Linden School

Apr 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

The new principal of Linden Primary is briging years of experience to the school.



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.



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.



Phoenix optimistic about reaching A-League finals

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Sport

Wellington Pheonix manager Ernie Merrick speaks after team training ahead of the inaugural FFA Cup.



Kapa haka in the park a first for Waiwhetu in Lower Hutt

Feb 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Uncategorized

Kapa haka teams from around Wellington region are at Te Whiti Park in Lower Hutt today to compete in the Wellington Kapa Haka Championships. SAM BRODIE reports from Waiwhetu.



Students feeding kapa haka crowds at Waiwhetu to raise $5000

Feb 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

New kapa haka uniforms the goal for St Bernard’s and Sacred Heart students.



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.



Sharing Maori culture through the song and dance of kapa haka

May 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Many people have found that the way to Maori culture’s heart is through its song and dance. NATASHA THYNE reports.



Waitangi Day celebrations buzzing on the Wellington waterfront

Feb 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Locals celebrate New Zealand’s national holiday with music and other events



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.



Promoting tolerance – teaching Maori culture in schools

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Lisa Reweti talks to GRANT ELLEN about teaching NZ social history and te reo in Wellington schools.



Desire for culture prompts many Māori to reconnect

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Maori who feel isolated from their culture are increasingly finding ways to reconnect with it, reports KATIE MCALISTER.



Kapa haka festival boasts over 400 performers

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

A new generation is celebrating Maori language and traditions.



Top Whitireia dance teacher leaves her treasure of 21 years

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Gaylene Sciascia talks to KATIE McALISTER about her 21 years as a dance teacher at Whitireia.



Kapa haka brings Tawa families together

Jun 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Tawa School whanau evening shows off pupils’ talents.



Maori artists take fusion music on business tour

Jun 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Classical fused with kapa haka smooths way for city delegation



VIDEO: Whitireia performing arts centre show was fit for a prince

Nov 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

‘Wonderfully evocative’ were the words Prince Edward used to describe Whitireia Performing Arts Centre. Video: CARL SUURMOND. Story: JESS JONES.



Maori Language Week takes to city streets

Jul 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

VIDEO: Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Nga Mokopuna performance.



Cultural day performers didn’t want to stop

Sep 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Intermediate school singing went on till the buses came.