Our kapahaka tutors are provided through the Kapahikitia Trust, which ensures highly skilled, specialist teachers dedicated to supporting schools.

Thanks especially to Tihi and Te Huaki Puanaki, and to Latoya Graham who organise our programme.

Thanks to our sponsors who have helped us purchase kapahaka uniforms:

  • Rata Foundation $3000
  • Foodstuffs $2000
  • The Hornby Working Men’s Club $500
  • The Riccarton Rotary Youth Committee $1000
  • The Riccarton Rotary Youth Trust $500


  • Orana Park
  • Supercheap Auto 394 Blenheim Rd
  • Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools
  • ToyWorld Tower Junction

Kapahaka timetable

The Kapahaka meet every Wednesday afternoon, period 5 (from 1:40pm to 2:30pm), in the hall.

Extra meetings are necessary as we approach the regionals and will be advertised here.

What’s happening with our kapahaka?

This year we are preparing for the regional competition, and planning the wananga we need to stand strongly.

New members are always welcome, and may express their interest to Matua Mike at school, or simply turn up to the Wednesday, period 5 practices and add their name to the roll.

Wananga dates:

  • Friday 1st Saturday 2nd  September, 12 – 4pm
  • Saturday 16 Sept 12-4pm
  • Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October Days only
  • Friday 20, Saturday 21 October noho