Please note: we will be closing early on Friday 24 (4:30pm) and Saturday 25 June (5pm).

Come celebrate Matariki with us! View our Mānawatia a Matariki programme

Watch: Taikura Kapa Haka 2021

Historically, Te Papa has hosted the annual Taikura Kapa Haka event as part of our Matariki celebrations, welcoming kaumātua kaumātuaeldersMāori | Noun groups from throughout Aotearoa.

This year, we’ve used a new approach and have captured each group as they perform kapa haka

  kapa hakaMāori performing artsMāori | Noun
within their own rohe

  roheregionMāori | Noun
, as well as interviews with members of that group about their experiences within Taikura Kapa Haka and what this means to them in 2021.

Each day from 5 Jul to 16 July they will premiere on Facebook, then we will add each performance to this page.