Kapa Haka is a term for the modern day performance of traditional and contemporary adaptations of Māori waiata, mōteatea, poi and haka. Explore a selection of photographs from our collection...
[Frames 26a and 27a] From left, Barney Whaitiri, Hurae Taylor and Jim Terekia of the Waihirere Maori Club performing a haka. [Frames 28a and 29a] Three unidentified wāhine of the Waihirere Maori Club...
Scenes of activities during Waitangi Day celebrations at Okains Bay. Frames one to three are of a cultural performance in front of the marae. Frames four and five are of the Rev Poai Manahi greeting...
Local intermediate school perform a haka at the new Bishopdale Library opening in one of the community rooms. The school children are watched by a crowd of visitors.
Māori welcome for Sherpa Tenzing and his wife, N. D. Hardie and Sir Edmund Hillary visiting Avonside Girls High School.
A kapa haka group in with a toddler participating in the foreground on Waitangi Day. The exterior of the Art Gallery is visible in the background.
A kapa haka group preparing outside Christchurch Art Gallery on Waitangi Day. The exterior of the gallery is visible in the background.
Sherpa Tenzing and his wife Dakku Tenzing, N. D. Hardie and Sir Edmund Hillary visiting Avonside Girls High School.
Sherpa Tenzing and his wife, N. D. Hardie and Sir Edmund Hillary visiting Avonside Girls' High School.
From left to right: Johanna, Maddy, Riley, Ella, Siobhan and Denver. The senior kapa haka group practising with poi at Oakland Primary School in the school hall at 37 Cunningham Place, Halswell,
Members of the organising committee for the Polynesian Festival performing a haka on the track at QEII Park, the chosen venue for the Festival. Members pictured are, from left, Mike Waretini, Dr Peter...
Members of the Māori Club on stage at Avonside Girls' High School performing an action song to friends of school and students.
Breens Intermediate School male students learning a Haka on the school playground at 85 Breens Road, Bishopdale.
Breens Intermediate student practises with her poi during a Kapa Haka practice at Breens Intermediate School at 85 Breens Road, Bishopdale.
Breens Intermediate School Kapa Haka group performing to other students in the school hall at 85 Breens Road, Bishopdale.
Matariki at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Sunday 21 June 2015.