What a performance
You can’t visit New Zealand without seeing a Māori performance. The ones in Rotorua provide a real sense of Maoridom and include traditions such as the legendary Haka war dance. Auckland is the city with the world's largest Polynesian population, and every March, 11 Pacific Island cultures perform at the Pacifika Festival. These days, New Zealand's sounds and moves are more contemporary. Kiwi groups have won events in the World Hip Hop Dance Championship every year since 2008. Check performance directories for family-friendly hip hop shows around the country.
By Guy Needham, AFAR Local Expert
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