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Te Hui Ahurei a Tūhoe festival, 2013

Te Hui Ahurei a Tūhoe festival, 2013

These young members of the Auckland kapa haka Te Tira Hōu demonstrate vigorous pūkana during the 2013 Te Hui Ahurei a Tūhoe kapa haka festival at Rūātoki, Te Urewera. They won the intermediate section of the festival. Te Tira Hōu competed in the first ever Ahurei festival, in 1971.

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Valance Smith, 'Kapa Haka - Kapa haka in the 21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Valance Smith, published 22 Oct 2014, reviewed & revised 9 Feb 2023