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Te Matatini 2019

Te Matatini ki te Ao

 

 

 Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival

20 - 24 February, 2019

Westpac Trust Stadium 

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Tickets on sale 15 October 2018

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Te Matatini ki te Ao, Te Matatini 2019 – Tickets on sale 15 October 2018

The world’s largest celebration of Kapa Haka (Māori Performing Arts) is back!

Te Matatini Society Incorporated is proud to bring you “Te Matatini ki te Ao” the biennial National Kapa Haka Festival to be held at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand from 20-24 February 2019.

Early-bird tickets (adult, youth, kaumātua and Fan-zone) will be available for purchase from 15 October 2018.

Corporate tables/tickets will be available for purchase from 1 November 2018.


Stallholder Applications

Te Puka Tono Whakatū Toa

 

Te Puka Tono Whakatū Toa – Stallholder applications now open!

Applications are now open for stallholder sites at Te Matatini 2019, ‘Te Matatini ki te Ao’ to be held at Westpac Stadium from 21-24 February 2019.

In line with Te Matatini’s Māori language strategy “Te Mita Tini”, the use and promotion of te reo Māori is encouraged by all stallholders. Te Matatini envisages a festival that is reo rua (bilingual), where speakers and learners of te reo Māori are encouraged and supported to use te reo freely, and be nurtured to engage and converse in te reo in any of the villages which contributes to the wider festival experience.

Stallholders at Te Matatini ki te Ao will be located throughout the following villages:

  • Hauora (Health) Village

  • Matauranga (Education) Village

  • Ngā Kaihautū (Government) Village

  • Ngā Toi Māori (Cultural and Creative) Village

  • Ngā wāhi kai me te whakatā (Food Stalls and Rest Areas) 

 

If you are at all interested in having a stall at Te Matatini 2019, please read the Stallholder Expression of Interest Information Booklet.

 

To apply for a stall at Te Matatini 2019, please click on the following link:

 

TE PUKA TONO WHAKATŪ TOA - 2019 Te Matatini ki te Ao Stall Application Form

 

For more information, please email admin@tematatini.co.nz.


Te Matatini ki te Ao

THE MULTIFACETED LEVELS BEING SHOWCASED TO THE WORLD

 

The festival theme ‘Te Matatini ki te Ao’ is the ‘name’ of the 2019 festival. The theme is an embodiment of the aspirations and dreams of the festival hosts Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Atiawa me ngā iwi o Taranaki whānui.

The iwi of the region – whose responsibility it is to manaaki visitors to the festival – envisage a festival brand that will exemplify the cultural vibrancy of Wellington; the phenomena that make up the geography and natural elements of the area; and the rich heritage and kōrero of mana whenua.

The theme promotes the status of Te Matatini as a world-class festival, and will be a global stage for Māori performance excellence featuring the very best in competitive kapa haka.

‘Te Matatini ki te Ao', has a deeper meaning than its English translation of “the many faces to the world”. Throughout te ao Maori (the Māori world) the suggestion is that the world’s people are invited to participate alongside iwi, as we prepare to attract over 3,000 of the world’s top kapa haka exponents, tens of thousands of supporters and spectators, attracting both local and international tourists, as they converge on to Te Whanganui a Tara in February of 2019. 


Official Draw

Te Matatini 2019

Te Ihu - Thursday 21 February 2019 Te Haumi - Friday 22 February 2019 Te Kei - Saturday 23 February 2019
1. Te Reanga Morehu o Ratana 1. Te Pikikotuku o Ngāti Rongomai 1. Te Puu Ao
2. Hikurangi 2. Tu Te Maungaroa 2. Ngā Manu a Tāne
3. Ngā Purapura o Te Taihauāuru 3. Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau a Kai 3. Ngā Uri Taniwha
4. Te Iti Kahurangi 4. Tutarakauika ki Rangataua 4. Tauira Mai Tawhiti
5. Matangirau 5. Te Roopū Manutaki Te Kapa Haka o Ngāti Whakaue
6. Te Matapihi 6. Te Taha Tū 6. Te Tini o Rehua
7. Ōpōtiki-Mai-Tawhiti 7. Te Rerenga Kōtuku 7. Kia Ngāwari
8. Te Kapa Haka o Ngāti Ranginui 8. Ngā Tumanako 8. Te Waka Huia
9. Ruātoki 9. Ngaa Pou o Taniwharau 9. Te Hikuwai
10. Te Manu Huia 10. Te Poutūmārō 10. Te Rangiura o Wairarapa
11. Ngāti Rangiwewehi 11. Ngā Taonga Mai Tawhiti 11 Manawa mai Tawhiti
12. Te Whānau a Apanui 12. Tu te Manawa Maurea 12. Te Pou-o-Mangataawhiri
13. Te Ahikaaroa 13. Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti 13. Te Mātārae I Ōrehu
14. Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao 14. Te Tū Mataora 14. Mōtai Tangata Rau
15. Muriwhenua 15. Waihīrere 15. Te Hoe ki Matangireia
16. Hātea Kapa Haka