Kapa Haka

The continuation of our whānau legacy in kapa haka

“Matatini is the perfect platform for young Māori to showcase our amazing culture to the world.”

Why the world's biggest kapa haka competition needs more funding

While the NZ Royal Ballet got $8.1m in Budget 2022, Te Matatini received just $2.9m.

Iconic haka deserves respect: rangatahi protecting Ka Mate

“When other people misuse Ka Mate - it’s pretty hurtful”

The power of kapa haka: Increasing confidence and engagement in kura

“Kapa haka is a way for us to identify who we are and where we come from.”

‘Kapa haka is a celebration of life’: 50 years of Te Matatini

"Kapa haka can take you all over the world. That's what Mum has taught me."

Behind the scenes at one of the first kura with new NCEA subject, Te Ao Haka

This year Te Ao Haka was finally introduced as a new NCEA subject.

Rātana - the road to Te Matatini

'Te Matatini is the mecca of Māoridom'. We follow Rātana Paa's journey as they prepare for the mecca, the world cup of kapa haka - Te…

Josie & T - Te Ao Māori

From Kapa Haka to being called Teriyaki in primary school, Josie & T kōrero about their experiences growing up in and around Māori culture.