Māori have traditionally played a wide range of sports and games, some aimed at teaching important skills, others practised as part of ritual and many more enjoyed as pure entertainment.
Hōne Heke with Te Ruki Kawiti and Hāriata Rongo
Swimming in the Waikato River, 2011
Women play titi torea, around 1910
A game of kī-o-rahi
Manu Aute Kite Day, Auckland, 2011