Haka is a traditional ancestral Moari war dance. It is a posture dance performed by a group with vigorous movements, an expression of the passion, vigour and identity of the race. Actions include violent foot-stamping, tongue protrusions and rhythmic body slapping to accompany a loud chant.
Haka is not merely a past time of the Maori but was also a custom of high social importance in the welcoming and entertainment of visitors. The New Zealand rugby team’s practice of performing a haka before their matches has made the dance more widely known around the world. The All Blacks perform the haka with precision and intensity which underpin the All Black approach.
Proudly introducing the Haka, a true New Zealand tradition.