Fisher & Paykel Cultural Competency 2021

Tapeta standing in front of the Fisher & Paykel sign

Fisher & Paykel employees engaging in Cultural Competency. The Haka Experience delivered a series of modules to the team at Fisher & Paykel in 2021 advancing their knowledge of the local history and tikanga. Personalizing their experience with The Haka Experience enabling the company to move forward and invest in their cultural acknowledgment, their cultural…

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Go With Tourism Careers Expo

The wero (challenge) performed during the haka pōwhiri by one of our Māori warriors.

Go With Tourism Careers Expo Go with Tourism is a government-funded initiative established to build the Tourism workforce. We are here to connect Kiwi talent with quality employees, assist students considering their futures, and to spread the word about the amazing career pathways available.  

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Vodafone New Zealand Team Building 2022

Vodafone New Zealand Team Building 2022 - The University of Auckland

Vodafone New Zealand has made a concerted effort to instill Māori values throughout the company. One of the many active ways they have done this is by participating in one of the few modules available each year since 2018. These modules have helped to increase the understanding and capabilities of both new and old personnel…

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Pōwhiri for China’s Top Live Streamer – Viya

Pōwhiri for China's Top Live Streamer - Viya - 薇娅

The Haka Experience was privileged to welcome Viya to Aotearoa New Zealand. Viya, a live-streamer on internet giant Alibaba’s online shopping website Taobao, holds a record of selling $66 million worth of products in a single day. On 16th August 2019 she generated close to $30 million in sales of New Zealand product in 4…

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Matariki Celebrations at Westfield, St Lukes Mall

Matariki Celebrations at Westfield, St Lukes Mall - pleasant

Cultural Celebration of Matariki at Westfield Mall St Lukes On the 30th June 2019, we celebrated the Māori New Year, also called Matariki with our friends at Westfield St Lukes Mall and Westfield Manukau Mall. Matariki is the Māori name for a cluster of 9 stars, also known as the Pleiades star cluster. According to…

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Haka Pōwhiri for the Official Mandela Exhibition

Te Wehi Haka, The Haka Experience’s Director, Tapeta with the Nelson Mandela banner

Haka Pōwhiri for Mandela Exhibition at Mt Eden Park Te Wehi Haka was asked to formally welcome and entertain guests on the 13th April 2019 for the first night of the Mandela, My Life: Official Exhibition on behalf of Eden Park. It was a special tribute to Nelson Mandela’s legacy and journey. This world class…

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Haka Pōwhiri For South Pacific Tourism Exchange 2019

A collage of all our images throughout the day.

South Pacific Trades Exchange hosted by Ngati Whātua Orakei. In May 2019, we had the privilege to perform at the South Pacific Trades Exchange hosted by Ngati Whātua Orakei. We value these opportunities that help to strengthen the connections between Te Wehi Haka, Mana whenua and our neighboring Pacific Island Nations. Te Wehi Haka provided…

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The Haka Experience & Eden Park launch “Haka on the Park”

A Māori warrior lays down the rau for the guests to pick up during a haka powhiri, performed at Mt Eden Park by The Haka Experience

Haka on the Park by The Haka Experience The Haka Experience and Eden Park are excited to launch “Haka on the Park“, a joint venture between Eden Park and Te Wehi Haka. As mentioned on the Tourism New Zealand website: “Haka on the Park” is a new experience for people keen to learn the famous…

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Haka Powhiri for NZSE Graduation

Our wahine and tane performing on stage for Haka Powhiri for NZSE Graduation

The Haka Experience set the tone at the NZSE (New Zealand School of Education) award ceremony, opening the occasion powerfully and passionately.    An eloquently performed Karanga (call to guests) supported by a powerful Haka Powhiri traditionally welcomed the mass of graduates and their family and friends.  The audience settled with warm greetings from The…

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A Powerful Performance for International Students

Powhiri by The Haka Experience

A Pōwhiri for 500 Students at the University of Auckland. The University of Auckland’s new international students received a powerful and inspiring traditional Maori welcoming to kick off their studies ahead here in Auckland.  From the crowd of 500 students, a representative was selected to represent his overseas cohort by raising the peace token set…

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