July 22nd, 2008

me

Waiata

Waiata are frequently performed as part of formal occasions, including official meetings on marae. If government people are consulting with iwi, its a good idea to know  a few general purpose waiata.  Fortunately most New Zealanders learn at least a couple  at primary school . Hands up everyone who knows Tutira mai nga iwi. This disreputable mob for a start.  

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