You may have seen a haka performed by New Zealand’s All Blacks before a rugby match?
You’ll probably agree that it’s a terrifying sight to behold!
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It’s the traditional way to greet important guests; as another form of amusement; and for acknowledging outstanding achievements and important occasions.'I must however stress that the issue in question has come about as a result of negligence by a minority, and stress that the Students’ Union wishes not to undermine the brilliant hard work put in by all members of the Week One team, including both students and staff.' This follows an investigation at the London School of Economics after a leaflet was distributed to students looking to join the university's rugby club which was deemed racist, sexist and homophobic.The LSE's Students' Union disbanded the club for the rest of the academic year in response to the leaflet.The words of a haka often poetically describe ancestors and events in the tribe's history.Today, haka are still used during Māori ceremonies and celebrations to honour guests and show the importance of the occasion.Learning Proper Pronunciation Getting Ready to Do the Haka Learning the Chant Learning the Body Movements of the Kapa O‘Pango Haka Doing Other Movements Performing the Haka Respectfully Community Q&A The Haka is a traditional dance of the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand.