Fierce kapa haka competition
Crowds cheered and screamed in support and wha¯ nau shed tears as they proudly watched their tamariki perform at the Northland kapa haka regionals. Thirteen groups from Northland primary and intermediate schools took to the stage to compete at the Maranga Mai E Te Iwi — Primary and Intermediate School Kapa Haka Regionals at ASB Stadium on Saturday. Photos / John Stone
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Te Kura Kaupapa Ma¯ ori o Pukimiro performers, left, Wikitoria Rodgers, Waireti Kara and Roimata Clark-fairclough at Te Tai Tokerau Primary Kapa Haka regionals.
Tayla Carpenter-rihari from Kamo Intermediate School was a powerful performer.