Christchurch Tragedy: And A Unique Way To Express Solidarity
A deadly terrorist attack it was. We
But at many places in New Zealand and Australia people expressed their anger, anguish and sympathy to victims and their families differently
A Maori biker gang organised a Haka Dance. It is an emotive dance. A posture dance which can move people into extreme emotional states of mind. Some Australian groups performed the dance on beaches.
Here is a video of students mourning and honouring their peers who died in the Christchurch shooting by performing a Haka.
Here is how Wikipedia explains the Haka dance:
The haka is a ceremonial dance or challenge in Māori culture. It is a posture dance performed by a group, with vigorous movements and stamping of the feet with rhythmically shouted accompaniment. Although commonly associated with the traditional battle preparations of male warriors, haka have