Haka

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Spectators watch in awe when the All Blacks perform the haka. This topic covers the history, significance and types of this ancient Māori war dance that is performed at special ceremonies and events like Kapa Haka competitions. SCIS no. 1816230

social_sciences, arts, history

Māori performance

MAORI PERFORMANCE. (Taranaki Herald, 30 December 1904)

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New Zealand Māori rugby team haka

New Zealand Maori Rugby Team doing a Haka

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Haka by Edward Williams

Williams, Edward Arthur, 1824-1898 :Taranaki, 18 June [1864]

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Haka

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Ngāti Whātua group at Kaipara

Ngati Whatua group at Kaipara

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Dancing at school

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Haka in WWII

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Kapa haka – Māori performing arts: 19th-century kapa haka

Kapa haka – Māori performing arts: 19th-century kapa haka

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Mangatu haka club

Mangatu Haka Club

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Art Of The haka

Art Of The Haka - Tales from Te Papa episode 92

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Haka in captured trench

HAKA IN A CAPTURED TRENCH. (Hawera & Normanby Star, 05 November 1915)

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A dance called karne

A dance called Karne Karne or Cune Cunee

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Haka Ref: E-453-f-001

Strutt, William 1825-1915 :The Maori war dance [1855 or 1856]

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Ngāti Tūwharetoa haka

Men of Ngati Tuwharetoa performing a haka at Tokaanu

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Whakarewarewa children performing a haka

Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916 : Photograph of children performing a haka at Whakarewarewa

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All Blacks performing the haka

All blacks performing the haka

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Wellington rugby haka

Wellington versus University rugby game

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Pioneer Battalion performing a haka

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Āpirana Turupa Ngata leading a haka

Apirana Turupa Ngata leading a haka at the 1940 centennial celebrations, Waitangi

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Māori kapa haka group performing haka

Maori group performing haka at Putiki Pa, Wanganui

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Ngāti Tuwharetoa performing the peruperu

Members of Ngati Tuwharetoa performing the peruperu

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Glendale School kapa haka group

Kapa Haka group, Glendale School, Wainuiomata - Photograph taken by Ross Giblin

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Haka - how to

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Haka

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Māori weapons haka

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The Women's haka

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Māori haka history

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A new haka composed

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Early haka

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Haka Fusion

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