Story: Kapa Haka

Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti, 2013

The kapa haka Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti perform the poi that won them that category, and a standing ovation, at Te Matatini in 2013. The competition took place in sweltering February heat at Rotorua International Stadium.

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Valance Smith, 'Kapa Haka - What is kapa haka?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/43921/opotiki-mai-tawhiti-2013 (accessed 6 June 2023)

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