Taane Mete 

Humble Warrior Yogi; Dancer

New Zealand

Born and raised in Napier, New Zealand, Taane is the youngest of seven. A free spirited and wildly nomadic child, Taane started dancing as teenager and went onto graduate from the New Zealand School of Dance in Wellington in the late 80’s.


Taane has danced in all of the major companies in New Zealand and has sustained his performing career for more than three decades. He took his first yoga class in 2011 and began teaching in 2016. Taane shares maori culture in his classes and his Dance work.

Taane Mete,  Buster Caitcheon and Juan Diaz traveled the country as the Humble Warrior /

Kia Nga Wari offering the gifts of yoga on their sellout Aotearoa tour in June - July 2019.   


'There are times in our lives when collaboration brings magic and medicine.'


Join them to experience the magic of Mana Tane / Powerful Men for a Master class of Wairua and Aroha.         

Session 1 : Humble Warrior Yoga Class

Buster Caitcheon, Taane Mete and Juan Diaz come together to celebrate the medicine of Kia Nga Wari / Humble Warrior Yoga Class.


Experience the magic of brothers who radiate space with Aroha, Wairua and ceremony.

Join this one off class and enrich your festival from 3 of New Zealand’s respected yoga teachers. Each bring a song of music, strength and grace interwoven with Yoga.  

Session 2: Yoga as your medicine 

Taane shares his life story from small town Napier to the Big Apple. Growing up in Maori Culture groups and transitioning to show casing dance performance around the world. Hosting Stevie Nicks to back stage chats with Sam Neil. How yoga healed his body and softened his heart. 


14 Mills Ln, Albany, Auckland 0632
New Zealand

Tel: 09-415 9468

Fax: 09-415 9468

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