Kōrero: Kiwis overseas

Rugby players performing a haka, Washington DC

Rugby players performing a haka, Washington DC

Players from the New Zealand Ambassador's rugby team perform a traditional Māori challenge, known as a haka, before the annual Ambassador's Shield rugby match. The competition began in 1997 after some rugby-playing New Zealanders living in the United States met up with the New Zealand ambassador. In each of the years following, a team made up of New Zealanders from around the United States played one of the local Washington rugby teams. After six consecutive defeats the Americans finally won the 2003 game.

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Ambassador's Shield, New Zealand Embassy, Washington, DC

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Carl Walrond, 'Kiwis overseas - Kiwis living overseas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/887/rugby-players-performing-a-haka-washington-dc (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Sep 2014