Tag: kapa haka

Road to Polyfest

“It frickin’ kills me to feel my kid’s first heartbreak. And it’s over kapa haka. I don’t try to solve it. I just hold him. Support him. Tell him I love him, that I’m proud.” — Sisilia Eteuati.

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Our teachers made school fun

“Looking back now, I can see it wasn’t just about learning kapa haka. It was about pride and belonging, and making sure that Māori kids had connection and support at school when, everywhere else, racism was out and proud, and tikanga Pākehā was dominant.” — Kim Mcbreen.

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