Bringing the best of New Zealand's Maori culture to the World
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  • “Absolutely Superb”
    Dave Woodward, Birmingham
  • “Exceptional”
    Graham Gooch, former England cricket Captain
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We are Manaia
(pron. Mah-nah-ya)

We are a Maori performing arts company and provide traditional Maori performances at private parties, festivals and corporate events.

    What we do for you

  • We enrich events with the exhilirating energy of haka.
  • We engage your guests with our warm harmonies, vibrant action songs and graceful poi dance.
  • We help bring you, your friends and guests closer to the spirit of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Watch Us Perform

Kia ora,
My name is Karl Burrows and I am the MD of Manaia.

We are a London based company and have been performing traditional Maori performing arts since 2004.

Our mission is to bring the best of New Zealand's Maori culture to the World and in doing so connect you, your family and friends or delegates to New Zealand and the vibrancy of Maori culture. From the grace of the poi and warm harmonies of our songs to the power of the haka, our performances are personal, intimate and will provide an unforgettable experience for your guests.

If you would like to make a booking, please phone me on 0044 (0)7 859 897 812 or fill in the form below and we will be in touch.

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Weddings and Special Birthdays
Connecting family and special guests to Aotearoa New Zealand through an unforgettable Maori performance.

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Powerful crowd drawing performances at festivals and events - unique, traditional, authentic.

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Associate your company, brand or event to the power of haka and the invincible strength of the All Blacks.

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Contact us using the form, or call Karl on 0044 (0)7 859 897 812

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