South Pacific

Tahiitian Dancing

Samoa Dance

Polynesian Dance

Cook Island Dance

French Polynesia Dance


Aboriginal Dance

Aboriginal Girls

Australian Calisthenics

New Zealand

Maori Warrier Dance

Maori Soccer Dance

New Zealand Haka


South Pacific

South Pacific

South Pacific dance styles often include beautiful costumes and great rhythms.

Maori Warrior Dance

Maori Warrior Dance

Maori New ZealandThis is an excerpt from the Maori – Dances of Life. For nearly 50,000 years, dances and songs have been an expression of Pacific Islanders' origins, their journeys, their struggles - their very existence. Watch the Maoris carry on the tradition of dance (and tatoos).

The Maori people arrived in New Zealand by canoe about 1200 years ago. They believe they are guardians of the land.

Maori people