Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Festival 2018

Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Regional Competition 2018!

This one day event features some of the finest traditional Māori Performing Art groups throughout Aotearoa.

Attracting audiences of approximately 4500 throughout the day,and many more through the live-stream. This bi-ennial event radiates excellence in Māori Performing Arts, Māori Language and Māori Customs.

On stage competition is fierce with each group competing to secure themselves a spot at the Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2019 – the pinnacle event for traditional Māori Performing Arts. 

Each group’s performance (approx 25mins) is the product of months of hard work and commitment; practices consisting of perfecting sound and movement to bring together an awe inspiring experience! 

A day not to be missed! A day for the entire whānau – Come and join the magic!

Event times


Corner of Brooklyn Road and Heaphy Terrace
Hamilton 3214
New Zealand

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