Haka and Karakia

14052010 NEWS CAMERON BURNELL/Taranaki Daily News. Te Kura Tamatane O Ngamotu, NPBHS, Kapahaka Group performing at the Pae Rangatahi Aotea Regional Secondary Schools Kapahaka Festival held at Boys High. Zjahn Taylor, 15, year 11.Published TDN 15/5/10

14052010 NEWS CAMERON BURNELL/Taranaki Daily News. Te Kura Tamatane O Ngamotu, NPBHS, Kapahaka Group performing at the Pae Rangatahi Aotea Regional Secondary Schools Kapahaka Festival held at Boys High. Zjahn Taylor, 15, year 11.Published TDN 15/5/10

New Plymouth Boys’ High HAKA

In 2015 the following Haka Video went viral on the internet. The NPBHS tradition of Full School Haka for home Rugby games is a fond feature and a proud tradition many Old Boys and our opposition.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA9Pmi2X5wM

In 2016 the Haka is going through some transformations with the kaia having more of an active role with leading and controlling the school haka. He will control the beat and more emphasis is placed on the kupu and actions from all. The important thing we must all remember is that Matiu Julian was the composer.

 

The Haka in Māori

Ko wai rā mātou e hāruru nei

Au, Au, Aue Haa!!

Ko wai rā mātou e hāruru nei

Au, Au, Aue Haa!!

Koro mounga, Koro mounga

Kia mau ngā taonga

Kia toa, Hi,

Kia toa Taranaki e

Kei whea te mana?

Kei whea te ihi?

Koinei te mana

Koinei te ihi

I ahaha

Aue Hui e Hui e

Taaiki e

Aue Hui e Hui e

Taaiki e

Hii

The English Translation

Who are we creating this heavy sound.

We are the descendants of our elder, Taranaki.

Like our mountain we must hold fast the treasures of a true champion.

Where is the influence?

Where is the pride?

Together we gather and stand to preserve these strengths.

 

New Plymouth Boys’ High – Pepeha

Ko Taranaki te maunga (mountain)

Ko Te Hēnui te awa (river)

Ko Tokomaru te waka (ship)

Ko Te Atiawa te iwi (tribe)

Ko Ngāti Te Whiti te hapū (sub-tribe)

Ko Kōkiri te reo te whare (house)

Ko Te Kura Tamatāne o Ngāmotu te kura (school)

E mihi atu nei ki a koutou (greeting to you all)

 

Karakia

Ki runga (above)

Ki raro (below)

Ki roto (within)

Ki waho (out)

Rire, rire hau – Pai Mārire (May peace reign upon us all)