Puanga Kapa Haka Information

Kapa Haka 2018 – Taranaki Puanga Festival

Registrations are now CLOSED!the draw is being drafted and will be sent out early October Only one registration per group; If you are interested in this competition please have your entry in no later than 21 September 2018 with your group registration fee as there is a limit to the number of groups participating. Fees: $100.00 competition only and payable to Te Roopu Pukaaka. send cheques to the Taranaki Puanga Committee, 137 Raleigh Street Waitara
  • Powhiri: 8:00am Start
  • Venue: Waitara War Memorial Hall
  • Date: 25/10/2018 and 26/10/2018
  • First Group: on at: 9:00am
  • Stage Dimensions: 10m Wide by 4m Deep
  • Numbers Per Group: Any
Please register as soon as possible we look forward to your receiving your application. to make things easier we have an online application form available below, or you can download and print the form and send it to us via the contact details provided.
Rules & Criteria
  • Under 13s have 15min (includes 13yr olds)
  • Under 21s have 20min (Includes 21yr olds)
  • Open Seniors have 25min
Overall winner of that section
  1. Tuatahi 1st Place
  2. Tuarua 2nd Place
  3. Tuatoru 3rd Place
Non-aggregate Best
  1. Kakahu
  2. Kaitataki Wahine
  3. Kaitataki Tane
  4. Karanga
  5. Whaikorero
Four compulsory items for all groups
  1. Waiata Tira
  2. Waiata a Ringa
  3. Poi
  4. Haka
  • Depending on your time that you complete the four compulsory items your group can perform as many items as you like so long as you keep to your given time frame.
  • Any groups going over their time frame will be DISQUALIFIFIED.
  • Any traditional instruments welcome.
  • Time starts as soon as first command is given.
  • Legal age performers for that section.
  • Time ends when group is off stage.
Complete your Kapahaka Online registration HERE
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