About the Haka

Haka Taparahi
Hakas with out weapons as are most haka of today.Body gesture while performing the Haka

Pukana
"kia pute nga karu" dilate the eyes so the whites are showing
The eyes are the window to your sole and show much of what the body cannot (performed by both sexes)

Whetero
Protruding of the tongue in which only the male can demonstrate his "Mana" respect and his virility the tongue symbolising his penis (performed only by men)

Wiri
Shaking of the hands

Ringa pakia
Slap your hands against your thighs

Pakia pakia
Slap your thighs

Waewae takahia kia kino
Stamp the feet as hard as you can