A Powerful Performance for International Students

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 forth by The Haka Experience’s fearsome warrior.  Following the traditional…

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Haka Pōwhiri – A great way to open your Corporate Event


Haka Pōwhiri (Traditional Māori Welcome) is one of the many services Te Wehi Haka – The Haka Experience provides. 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…

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Universal Studios Grand Opening in Orlando

Tapeta Wehi performing a haka at Universal Studios in Orlando

Travelling to Universal Studios Orlando was a major highlight for 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 the water theme park at Universal Studios. The park has a Pasifika theme and…

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Powhiri for the The Endless Summer Superyacht

8th wonder yacht kapa haka powhiri maori welcome

We were greeted with a beautiful morning on the Waitemata Harbour. The troupe were very excited as this was our first performance for the year on the 8th Wonder, an American Superyacht. The owners of the yacht had flown in that morning from the USA and it was such an honour to Pōwhiri (traditional Maori…

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Grand Opening of the new James Dalton Company premises.

kapa haka performance by the haka experience for the opening of james dunlop group new premises

The Haka Experience was asked to open the new premises of The James Dalton Company.  This was a privilege for us as the Grandson of the founder of the company was present (pictured). He spoke about family values and sheer hard work on what it took for him and his family to get to where they…

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