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Full noise! School kapa haka groups come together for Matariki Festival spectacular

Flagstaff Team

Spirited kapa haka performances by peninsula schools were showcased at Bayswater School’s annual Matariki Festival last Saturday.

Seasonal showcase… Bayswater School students (from left) Awanui Faulker, Elena Stephenson, Karlia Dunne and Mira Ataseven (all aged 10) were among the many young performers in action at the Bayswater Matariki Festival last weekend.

Everyone welcome… Kaumatua Danny Watson gave the mihi whakatau.

Bayswater’s junior kapa haka group

Vauxhall School performs

Signage and lighting decorated the school for the occasion

Bayswater principal Marianne Coldham in one of the t-shirts and with a poster designed by students for Matariki.

Seasonal celebration… Bayswater students show their skills with the poi

A large bonfire provided an exciting spectacle.

Two of the expressive participants in the Stanley Bay School kapa haka group.

Hauraki School representatives give their all

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