Nau mai, piki mai, kake mai e nga hau e wha!
The Taitokerau Regional Senior Kapa Haka Competition will be held on April 12 at Kensington Stadium.
11 groups will be competing for 3 qualifying spots to go to Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Competitions in Christchurch, early March 2015.
This is your chance to see the best of Northland’s Kapa Haka from senior (Adult) teams from the Cape to Wellsford. Support your local teams Hatea and Te Puu Ao also, or your relatives who may be in other teams.
Entry is $5 for an adult, $2 for school students.
Programme is as follows:
• 9am Ngati Hine Hauora
• 9.30 Hatea Manawanui
• 10am Hokianga Te Puna ki te Ao Marama
• 10.30 Te Puu Ao Hawaiiki
• 11am Te Tarai o Rahiri
• 11.30 Nga Puriri o Taiamai
• 12pm Break
• 1pm Nga Uri o Tuteauru
• 1.30 Hokianga
• 2pm Waerenga te Kaha
• 2.30 Te Puu Ao
• 3pm Muriwhenua
• 3.30 Hatea
• 4pm Nga Kohinga
• 5.15 Prizegiving
Dates & Times
|Location||ASB Stadium, Western Hills Drive, Whangarei|
$2.00 - School Students
|Address||Western Hills Drive|
|Phone||(09) 437 9232|
The ASB Stadium, which reopened in May 2002, is now a true multipurpose facility, with a huge variety of events held annually. Now with a floor area in excess of 1700m2.
The new timber sports floor is made of European beech from Norway, while the sub-floor system is the world renowned Junckers from Germany. The combination is regarded as one of the best for indoor sports stadiums and this is backed by players from the wide variety of sports played on the floor.
The design of the new stadium also allows for the drop down curtains, which provides opportunities for many smaller community groups to afford use of the floor space.
Up to 3 different user groups can now access the floor simultaneously.
Northland’s premiere indoor sports stadium has the following:
Seating capacity - 600-1700 people comfortably.
Situated on Kensington Park with user friendly flow from outdoor to indoor.
Sutherland Security ‘Rockwall’ - Northland’s only commercial indoor climbing wall.
Two canteens (indoor and outdoor).
Four spacious changing rooms (indoor and outdoor).
Public toilets (indoor and outdoor).
First aid room.
Disabled access to facilities.
Free sealed parking for 350 cars.
The stadium is available for hire on a casual or regular basis. Ideal for sports tournaments and events, trade shows, concerts, exhibitions, shows and as a home for any size community sports group.