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Rangitāne Kapa Haka Celebrates Remarkable Growth Over The Last 10 Years

Friday, 19 April 2024, 1:54 pm | Te Matatini

A significant increase of kapa haka teams performing at the Rangitāne senior kapa haka regionals this weekend in the Manawatu is a result of the hard work from the regional committee to grow kapa haka in the district. Ten years ago, the regional ... More >>

Why A Succession Plan Is Important For Kapa Haka

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 12:36 pm | Te Matatini

Six brand new teams will debut at the Te Arawa senior kapa haka regionals in Rotorua this weekend, showing the continued growth of kapa haka in New Zealand’s main tourism region for Māori performing arts. Overall, 24 kapa haka teams will perform over ... More >>

First Teams Chosen For Te Matatini 2025 After A Weekend Of Kapa Haka

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 3:03 pm | Te Matatini

Twelve kapa haka groups across Aotearoa have qualified for the national Te Matatini Festival after a weekend of regional competitions were held in Mātaatua (Bay of Plenty), Ngāti Kahungunu (Hawke’s Bay) and Te Tauihu o te Waka a Māui (top of ... More >>

“Kapa Haka Gives Us Purpose” Top Kapa Haka Performers Ready To Compete

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 2:33 pm | Te Matatini

Twenty-two kapa haka teams, including the current Te Matatini champions, will take to the stage this weekend at the Mātaatua senior regional competitions in the Bay of Plenty, showcasing some of the strongest kapa haka performers in the country. ... More >>

Four Months Of Te Matatini Regionals Set To Kick Start Kapa Haka Season

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 11:38 am | Te Matatini

Kapa haka fans are in for a treat after the dates and venues have been finalised for the regional competitions held across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia. From February to May, hundreds of kapa haka roopu from 13 regions in New Zealand and Australia, ... More >>

Knighthood Celebrated By Te Matatini

Monday, 5 June 2023, 4:48 pm | Te Matatini

“We celebrate with the Parata Whanau this great honour bestowed on Selwyn Tanetoa Parata today,” said Carl Ross Chief of Te Matatini. “As the Chairman of Te Matatini for the past fifteen years, he has made a major contribution to kapa ... More >>

Te Matatini Welcomes New Executive Director

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 9:50 am | Te Matatini

No stranger to Kapa Haka after many years on the national stage, new Executive Director Carl Ross is excited to be joining the Te Matatini team in a role which marries his extensive experience in strategic management and his love for the performing arts. More >>

Many faces gather to examine the future judging system

Friday, 17 April 2015, 5:37 pm | Te Matatini

Close to a 100 people including judges and group leaders from NZ and Australia gathered at a hui in Rotorua this weekend to discuss and review judging processes used at Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival. More >>

Te Whānau a Apanui Win 2015 Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival

Monday, 9 March 2015, 11:00 am | Te Matatini

Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau a Apanui from the Mataatua – Eastern Bay of Plenty region were judged outright winners of Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival in Christchurch this afternoon. More >>

Te Matatini Congratulates Selwyn Parata On Appointment

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:25 pm | Te Matatini

Te Matatini Executive and National Committee today congratulated Selwyn Parata on his appointment as Chair of Te Rūnanganui o Ngāti Porou. More >>




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