He Pouwhenua, He Puapua - National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition 2018!
Attracting audiences of over 6,000 throughout the day, and many more via live-stream broadcast. This Bi-ennial event exemplifies excellence in Maori Performing Arts, Maori Language and Customs.
Boasting 41 teams representing Secondary Schools from all corners of New Zealand, the competition is a four-day event, beginning with 3 pools and concluding with the top three in each pool going to a final nine performance on 6th July 2018.
Each group's performance (approx 25 mins) is the product of months of hard work and commitment; practices consisting of perfecting sound and movement to bring together an inspiring experience!.
An event not to be missed for the entire family - come and be enthralled by the youth of Aotearoa.