Te Tau Ihu
About the region
Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka o Maui Māori Culture Council
There are eight Iwi in Te Tau Ihu:
Te Āti Awa,
The Māori population residing in Te Tauihu is just under 20% of the total regional population. The region spreads across 3 District Councils.
Kapa Haka in the region has evolved over the past 40 years. And within the past 10 years the focus has been on developing strategies to increase more competitive groups.
Responsibility to your Rohe:
Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka a Maui Māori Culture Council provides opportunities to promote and develop Kapa Haka in Te Tauihu.
Nelson / Tasman /Blenheim / Picton
I have been a member of the National Committee for 9 years, since 2007.
The following team qualified for Te Matatini 2019 in Te Whanganui ā Tara: