Haka & Powhiri For South Pacific Tourism Exchange 2019

Case Study: 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 a unique Māori cultural performance and exposed…

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Haka Powhiri for NZSE Graduation

Fierce piercing pukana

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

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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Graduations & Award Ceremonies

What a better way to celebrate your student’s 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…

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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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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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A Wedding with a Māori Twist

team building photo maori culture kapa haka

Weddings are one of the many services The Haka Experience provides. In February 2018, 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…

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