Story: Kapa Haka

Navy kapa haka performance

Navy kapa haka performance

Personnel of the Royal New Zealand Navy perform a haka at Devonport naval base. The navy is one of a number of national institutions that now have their own kapa haka to instil team pride and spirit and to allow Māori to maintain their cultural practices.

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How to cite this page:

Valance Smith, 'Kapa Haka - Kapa haka in the 21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 February 2024)

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