Cardi B was greeted with a haka and hongi once she touched down in Aotearoa

Headlines 03/01/2019

Cardi B has embraced the Māori culture during a pōwhiri welcoming her to Aotearoa to perform at Bay Dreams.

Cardi B couldn’t stop smiling while watching the group perform a wero, karanga, waiata and haka at Auckland airport.

During the pōwhiri she said:

I’m so honoured I don’t even know what to say but thank you. I can’t wait to enjoy your country, explore your culture and have a good time and show you a little bit about me.

Credit: kaiHaka / Maori Television