Story: Tūranganui-a-Kiwa tribes

Kapa haka

This clip shows a performance by the Waihīrere Māori Club. The group, which was formed in 1952, takes its name from the settlement of Waihīrere in the region occupied by the tribe Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki. It has won the national kapa haka (Māori performing arts) title five times – more often than any other group.

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Nick Tūpara, 'Tūranganui-a-Kiwa tribes - Reconstruction and development', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 October 2022)

Story by Nick Tūpara, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017