National Kapa Haka event for primary schools to be held in Nelson

With our help, a national kapa haka event is coming to the region this spring – the first of three such events that will attract tens of thousands of performers and visitors over the next few years.TE MANA Kuratahi is a biennial event showcasing competitive kapa haka at primary school level, bringing together teams from different regions. Held at the Trafalgar Centre from 31 October to 4 November, it’s the first time it’ll be held in the Nelson Tasman region, and is a chance for all people, regardless of ethnicity, background or age, to come together to share and celebrate Māori culture.

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