Kapa Haka

Onslow and Newlands College’s combined have 22 students (including Year 9 students, Rangiwaitatao Samson, Ngahuia Mitai-Ngatai, Chantel Gates and Karson Paratene) performing as Te Karukaru Onamata at 9.45 am on Friday 12 July at Te Rauparaha stadium in Porirua. Tickets are available from http://www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Since Term One, Week Two they have been practising for this regional competition aiming to gain a place on the National stage in Gisborne next year 2014. They did some of their bracket items in assembly at Newlands College on Tuesday 2 July and gave a stunning performance that impressed the whole school. A student perspective and some photos from the event will come soon!

– Oriana Nepata

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3 Responses to Kapa Haka

  1. Dee Rennie says:

    Would love 2 see the photo’s and hopefully a video. I hear they did vey well. I live in Perth and Franny is my brother and I know how hard he and the kids worked to make this happen. So please bring on the photo’s and or video.
    Thanks heaps
    Dee Rennie

    • jcargill2013 says:

      A video was taken and this is going to be packaged as a DVD and sold through the school. I’m hoping to get a couple of photos up here once I track them down. An outstanding result from an outstanding effort. Everyone is very proud of what the kids created.

      • Dee Rennie says:

        Thanks 4 getting back 2 me, yes the school should be standing loud n proud, it truly was an awesome effort! Will get Franny 2 send me over a DVD once they are ready and keep an eye out 4 the photo’s. Again thanks Dee

        Sent from Dee’s iPhone

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