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Haka

Haka

The Haka is a Maori war dance that has a long history.  It has become familiar in England through its performance by the New Zealand All Blacks at many rugby matches.  To see a video of one of their renditions, click here.

To watch a simple version of the dance to practice at home, click here.

LEADER: Ringa pakia - 
ALL: hm, hm, hm, hm,

Kamate Kamate
Kaora, Kaora
Kamate, Kamate,
Kaora, Kaora,

Tingete Tangate,
Puhuru, phuru

Nana nai tiki my vakaviti te ra

A Upane Kupane,
Upane, kupane
Vi ti te ra! Hi!