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Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival

Don’t miss the world’s largest Maori Performing Arts Festival:  Te Matatini 2017 Te Kahu o Te Amorangi

Te Matatini 2017, the world’s largest and premier Māori performing arts festival is about to take place, right here, in beautiful Hastings. Held every two years, Te Matatini is the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts and is one of the most highly anticipated events for performers, their whānau and the mass of passionate Kapa Haka fans throughout the world.

In all, 47 regionally qualifying Māori cultural performing art groups (with each group having up to 40 performers) from throughout New Zealand and Australia will compete fiercely for the number one spot; a shot at securing the coveted Duncan McIntyre Trophy.

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When: Thu 23 Feb - Sun 26 Feb
Where: Pin Kahungunu Park, 42 Percival Road, Hastings
Restrictions: All ages

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