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Maori Chief - The Haka album flac

  • Performer: Maori Chief
  • Title: The Haka
  • Size FLAC ver: 1763 mb
  • Style: Euro House
  • Other formats: MOD DTS AUD DMF AHX MP1 AIFF
  • Genre: Electronic
  • Rating: 4.7 of 5
Maori Chief - The Haka album flac


1 The Haka (Single 'Everybody Haka' Mix) 3:33
2 The Haka (Extended 'Everybody Haka' Mix) 5:29
3 The Haka ('Native' Mix) 3:33
4 Club Haka (3AM Mix) 6:58

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sirius Music (Aust) Pty. Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Sirius Music (Aust) Pty. Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Shock Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Shock Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Made By – PMI


  • Producer, Engineer – Paul Carmody, Steuart De Hoedt
  • Written-By – A. Marchesani*, P. Carmody*, S. Robinson*, S. DeHoedt*

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 021456 091294
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L282
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI4620
  • Matrix / Runout: IFPI L282 - MADE BY PMI * SIR015 * #01

The haka (/ˈhɑːkə/; plural haka, in both Māori and English) is a ceremonial dance or challenge in Māori culture. It is a posture dance performed by a group, with vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouted accompaniment. Although commonly associated with the traditional battle preparations of male warriors, haka have long been performed by both men and women, and several varieties of the dance fulfil social functions within Māori culture.

The Māori (/ˈmaʊri/; Māori pronunciation: (listen)) are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Māori originated with settlers from eastern Polynesia, who arrived in New Zealand in several waves of canoe voyages some time between 1250 and 1300.

The Haka is Maori history. One early rendition of the haka being used was by chief Tinirau and the women in his tribe. He wanted revenge on a tohunga (priest) called Kae who was responsible for killing Tinirau’s pet whale. He sent his tribes’ women to hunt Kae down but all they knew about him was that he had crooked teeth. Upon arriving at their opposing tribe, they performed the haka to make the men smile and reveal Kae’s teeth, thus his identity. Learn more about the Maori history in this quick guide. Different types of Haka. While there are far more haka than the one listed below, here are.

The haka is an ancient posture dance of the New Zealand Māori that was traditionally used to prepare a war party for battle. It was performed either on the battle field prior to engagement with the enemy, or as the war party was leaving their own village en route to a battle. The ferocious nature of the haka created a united frenzy among the war party preparing them mentally and physically for the reality of war and impending conflict.

A haka is a traditional Maori dance. Contrary to popular belief, a haka is not always a war dance, and may be performed by both men and women. The haka attained international fame as a result of the pre-game haka performed by New Zealand national sports teams, particularly the All Blacks rugby team. Ka Mate is thought to have been composed by Te Rauparaha, chief of the Ngati Toa tribe, in the early 1800s. The pre-match haka is a long-standing tradition of the All Blacks, dating back to 1884. The Ka Mate haka was first performed by the All Blacks in 1906 and was the predominant haka performed by the team for nearly a century. In 2005 the All Blacks introduced a new haka, Kapa o Pango, which was developed specifically for the team.

Maori chief Wetini Mitai-Ngatai during the Haka.

Haka: Haka, (Maori: dance ) Maori posture dance that involves the entire body in vigorous rhythmic movements, which may include swaying, slapping of the chest and thighs, stamping, and gestures of stylized violence. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. 2 references found in Britannica articles.

The Maori haka performed by the All Blacks, has become famous around the world, though few realise it's origin or meaning. Kawhia Festival - Kawhia Traditional Maori Kai (Food) Festival. The last Kawhia kai festival was a beauty.

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