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Paperback Dimensions: 185 x 135 x 9mm Publication Date: 2010
Haka: Unique New Zealand by Wira Gardiner
Most visitors to New Zealand identify New Zealand with the haka, but few know the meaning or history of this powerful challenge. This little book is a beginner's guide to haka, covering the various types of haka and their use including the famous Ka Mate haka and the new Kapa O Pango. Both black and white and full colour photographs showcase the haka in history as well as modern renditions by kapa haka groups. Both a source of pride and a source of controversy, the haka is an integral part of New Zealand's culture.
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