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Ka mate is the haka performed by the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team before every match. The Maori people have always excelled in the art of haka, which is the generic term for Maori dance. Henare Teowai of Ngati Porou, an acknowledged master of the art of haka was asked on his death-bed, What is the art of performing haka?. He replied: Kia korero te katoa o te tinana. (The whole body should speak). Quoted from http://www.haka.co.nz/haka.php