Story: Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro

How to play kī-o-rahi (2nd of 2)

The increasingly popular team game of kī-o-rahi is fast-moving and suitable for all ages. Its rules vary from region to region. Here Wiremu Mato of Sport Waitākere explains the rules taught and played by his organisation, which is based in West Auckland.

Using this item

YouTube: Sport Waitakere channel

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Courtesy of He Oranga Poutama ki Tamaki Makaurau

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Ross Calman, 'Traditional Māori games – ngā tākaro - Suppression and revival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/39364/how-to-play-ki-o-rahi (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by Ross Calman, published 5 Sep 2013