Video Extra: 911 haka honors first responders

Posted at 10:37 AM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 12:38:08-04

Firefighters in Auckland, New Zealand performed a traditional haka to honor first responders who lost their lives during the September 11th terrorist attacks.

The ancient war dance can be performed to acknowledge the importance of an occasion.

U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown captured the ceremony and shared it on social media Wednesday.