Next month 12 teams of 12 performers will battle it out for 12 minutes each, in their quest to impress the judges in this year’s 2degrees Kapa Haka Super 12.

Last year’s winners Whangarei Mai Tawhiti will return again this year to see if they can maintain their title.

The winning group obtains $10,000 cash and some fabulous prizes.

Hei te tekau ma toru o te marama e tu mai nei ka tu te hui whakahirahira kapa haka 2 degrees ki Tamaki Makaurau mo te hunga kua kotahi marama nei e whakaharatau ana.  Tekau ma rua anake nga kaihaka ka whai tuunga ki te atamira mo ia kapa, he tekau ma rua meneti te roanga o ia tu ki te whare o te kapua nui.  I tera tau i riro i te kapa o Whangarei Mai Tawhiti te taitara toa, he tekau mano taara te whiwhinga nui. I tenei tau he tekau ma rua mano te nui.