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:
- Ngāti Kuia
- Ngāti Apa
- Ngāti Koata
- Ngāti Rārua
- Ngāti Tama
- Te Āti Awa
- Ngāti Toa
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.
The following team qualified for Te Matatini 2019 in Te Whanganui ā Tara: