Please note: tickets for this event are SOLD OUT. If you wish to watch the live performances, they will be live streaming on the Auckland Live Digital Stage in Aotea Square. More information, click here

Every two years the best kapa haka in Tāmaki Makaurau contend in a fierce competition to qualify for the prestigious Te Matatini traditional Māori performing arts festival, Te Matatini.

Buckle up for a feast of fierce rivalry as current national champions Ngā Tumanako are challenged by former victors, Te Waka Huia and Te Roopu Manutaki in an intense battle of kapa haka excellence. Get your tickets early for this spine-tingling, awe-inspiring Māori experience!

This will be a sell-out event. Nau piki mai rā! Ngā kapa haka o Tāmaki, ki te hoe!

8:00 AM               Te Puru o Taamaki Kaumatua
8:15 AM               Auckland Maori Anglican Māori Club
8:30 AM               TBC
8:50 AM               Rereahu
9:10 AM               Te Tira Hou
9:30 AM               Ruapotaka
9:50 AM               Te Manu Huia


11:00 AM            Te Waka Huia
11:40 AM            Te Roopu Manutaki
12:20 PM             Taniwha Ki Uta
12:00 PM             Te Taha tu
12:40 PM             Te Uku Toia
1:20 PM               Ngaa Tumanako


3:00 PM               Tumutumuwhenua
3:40 PM               Te Puru o Taamaki
4:20 PM               Te Waka Huia o Mua
5:00 PM               Te Toka Tu Manawa
4:40 PM               Angitu

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5 - 18 years