Christchurch is set to host the 2015 Te Matatini National Performing Arts Festival.
Performers from forty-five kapa haka groups will attend the event at Hagley Park from Thursday, 5th March.
In this archival recording from 1986, Henare Te Ua (1933 - 2007) presents coverage of the eighth festival - the last time Otautahi (Christchurch) hosted Te Matatini National Performing Arts Festival.
The programme features waiata from the winning group, Te Waka Huia.
Archival audio supplied by Ngā Tāonga Sound and Vision.