Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. A record 47 teams are set to take the 23rd national Te Matatini festival stage.
Ngāti Kahungunu hosts Te Matatini February 22 – 26, 2017 at the Hawke’s Bay Sports Park, renamed Kahungunu Park for the month. The event will attract 15,000 visitors each day. Hashtags: #TeMatatini2017,
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