Teenagers break down in tears during memorial Maori haka

Teenagers from a high school in New Zealand led an emotional haka in memory of a friend who died at the age of 17, in a moving display that went viral on social media.

The friends of Jarom Hadley Nathaniel Rihari joined together to do the ceremonial war dance at his tangi, or Maori funeral rite, but some were overcome with emotions during the performance and breaking down into tears.

This video was filmed on July 5, 2017