Stop using our haka in your protests, Māori tribe tells anti-vaxxers

The traditional performance made famous by the All Blacks has been taken up by those opposed to vaccine mandates

15 November 2021 - 19:43 By Praveen Menon

A Māori tribe that says New Zealand’s famous haka is its heritage on Monday told anti-vaccine protesters to stop using the traditional performance to promote their message.

Vaccine protesters have performed the Ka Mate, a Māori haka composed in about 1820 by Te Rauparaha, war leader of the Ngāti Toa tribe, at their rallies over the past few weeks against vaccine mandates and pandemic restrictions...

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