Congratulations He Waka Kōtuia
He Waka Kōtuia are this year's overall winners of Te Hautoka 2021. Out of the seven performance items that each group are judged on, He Waka Kōtuia gained first place in six: Haka, Poi, Waiata a Ringa (action song), Te Reo Māori, Moteatea (traditional chant), Waiata Tira (choral) and Whakawatea (exit). They will now represent our region, alongside Te Wharekura o Arowhenua, at next year’s national competition. Ka rawe koutou!
The link below is He Waka Kōtuia’s winning performance at Te Hautoka, the Regional Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition: