Story: Waikato region

Kapa haka festival (1st of 2)

Kapa haka festival

A poster advertises the biennial kapa haka festival organised by the Tainui Waka Cultural Trust. The trust, established in 1973, promotes Māori performing arts among tribes within the traditional Tainui waka region, which stretches from north Taranaki to Auckland, taking in the Waikato and Hauraki–Coromandel areas.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Arts, culture and heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 November 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015