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A Powerful Performance for International Students

By Kiriana Koni / July 20, 2018 / Comments Off on 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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March 1990: Taking Kapa Haka to India

By DataHQ-Admin / May 2, 2018 / Comments Off on March 1990: Taking Kapa Haka to India

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 River, congregating at Gandhi’s monument, travelling…

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Universal Studios Grand Opening in Orlando

By DataHQ-Admin / March 24, 2018 / Comments Off on Universal Studios Grand Opening 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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