Te Matatini Pōhiri - Wed 22 Feb
20th January, 2017
A Kahungunu-led initiative supported by Te Matatini
Wed 22 Feb
Embody the magic and cultural extravaganza of kapa haka. A record 47 teams from New Zealand and Australia will compete for the pinnacle of being crowned ‘the best of the best’.
Over 20,000 avid kapa haka fans are expected to descend on Hastings for the biggest kapa haka show on earth.
For the duration of four days, audiences can expect the best kapa haka in the world, taste Maori and local delicacies and shop for Maori art, designer wear and jewellery.
The festival is a whānau friendly, smoke, alcohol and drug free event.