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In this episode, Henare Te Ua interviews members of the Māori cultural group who will perform at the New Zealand Pavilion at Expo '92 in Seville, Spain.
The group were rehearsing at Te Unga Waka marae in Auckland. More than 500 people auditioned for the group, which is made up of performers from all over Aotearoa.

Te Arikinui DameTe Atairangikaahu also paid a visit to the marae.

Interview with group members: co-leader Tom Ward, Trevor and Atareta Maxwell, Riki Whiu (reserve), co-leader George Ria, entertainment director Max Cryer, co-leader Tangiwai Ria.

The programme ends with the group performing a song which they will take to Seville, a tribute to Dame Te Atairangikaahu.

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Year 1992

Reference number 41867

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
te Ua, Henare, 1933-2007, Interviewer
Ria, George, Interviewee
Maxwell, Atareta, Interviewee
Ward, Tom, Interviewee
Cryer, Max, Interviewee

Duration 00:28:38

Date 29 Feb 1992

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