Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Maori Kapa Haka Postage Stamps Released in New Zealand

A face familiar to Katikati is gracing the newly released $1.20 New Zealand Post stamp - Tineka Wanakore-Eruera.

Capturing the cultural tradition of kapa haka, it is one of a set of stamps officially launched by Prime Minister John Key at the Te Matatini Festival held in Gisborne this month.

The stamps feature five teams that achieved excellence at the Te Matatini Festival in 2009 and illustrate six aspects of kapa haka.

Widely regarded as the premier Maori . . .

Full story at: Bay of Plenty Times

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