New Zealand in pictures: Gisborne

It’s not only men who perform hakas, women take part in the war dance too, but they don’t stick their tongues out during the performance.

The haka is traditionally performed at Maori welcome ceremonies and has also been embraced by the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team in order to scare their opponents before important international matches.

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