Te Mana Kuratahi is the Aotearoa National Primary Schools Kapa Haka Competitions, hosted biennially by one of the 17 affiliated regions.
This year Te Mana Kuratahi will be hosted by Te Tauihu o te Waka in sunny Whakatū/Nelson. This is the first time the rohe has hosted the event and the first time it has been hosted in Te Waipounamu.
49 kapa from 16 regionals around Aotearoa will battle it out for top honours. The four-day event will see the crème de la crème of Primary Schools Kapa Haka take to the stage.