Story: Māori–Pākehā relations

All Black haka

All Black haka

New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, perform the haka, a traditional war dance. The haka performance before international games has become one of the best-known symbols of New Zealand overseas, and indicates how strongly Māori culture has been adopted by other areas of New Zealand society.

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Mark Derby, 'Māori–Pākehā relations - Sport and race', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 May 2011