March 1990: Taking Kapa Haka to India

Kapa Haka group Pounamu in 1990 in India

Taking Kapa Haka to The World In March 1990, we toured India, the first Maori cultural team to be invited by the Indian Government as guests on a reciprocal Cultural exchange. This has been one of the most exciting tours to date.  There were many highlights such as walking the banks of the sacred Ganges…

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International Students enjoy the Haka Workshop experience

HAKA WORKSHOPS: Students from AUT learning actions songs with Tapeta Wehi from Te Wehi Haka

International Students enjoy the Haka Workshop experience Head facilitator Tapeta Wehi did a great job of keeping students engaged and entertained with lots of interaction and crowd participation. Two of the students gave their feedback on how the day went. Arjurn from India said, “I’m honoured to have accepted the wero (challenge). Learning the history…

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Graduations & Award Ceremonies

Our tane performing the haka

What better way to celebrate student success! Graduations & Awards Ceremonies are one of the many services Te Wehi Haka – The Haka Experience provides. Just recently we had the honour of opening the student awards ceremony for Crimson Education, held at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland City. Crimson Education was founded in New Zealand…

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Haka Pōwhiri – A great way to open your Corporate Event

Te Wehi Haka kapa haka group that performed for the Perinatal Society of New Zealand & Australia Annual Conference 2018.

Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand’s Annual Scientific Congress 2018 Today we had the honour of opening for the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand’s Annual Scientific Congress 2018 which was held at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre. Dedicated to improving the health and long-term outcomes for mothers and their babies – this…

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Major US theme park Volcano Island opens with kapa haka

Tapeta Wehi performing a haka at Universal Studios in Orlando

Universal Studios Grand Opening in Orlando Travelling to Universal Studios Orlando was a major highlight in 2017. The kapa haka troupe were a mixture of experienced travellers and first-timers. This was a childhood dream come true for many of us. We were given the honour of opening “Volcano Island”, a new water park that is…

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An Indian Wedding with a Māori Twist

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

Wedding with a Māori Twist We had the honour of hosting a wedding at the Sudima Hotel in Mangere, Auckland. This was a wedding with a difference – a beautiful Indian bride marrying a handsome Australian groom. The Bride and Groom requested an authentic traditional Māori Pōwhiri for their 200 guests to commence their sacred…

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