[The House on the Marae]

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Tono kōrero mai

This is a dubbing of a programme by broadcaster Alf Sanft who presents a programme of recordings made at the dedication and opening of the wharenui "Tapeka" at Waihi, Taupo. [see ID 44523 for original recordings]

- Waiata : Poia atu taku poi, wania atu taku poi.

- Hepi te Heuheu is the great grandson of the late Heuheu the second. the chief who gave to the people of New Zealand as a gift, the magnificent "Tongariro National Park" a 150,000 acres of wild and majestic mountain scenery, a mecca for tourists all over the world.

- Hepi te Heuheu welcoming the hundreds of visitors to the opening of the
Wharenui.

- Pat Hura speaks about the new wharenui and iwi history.

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Year 1959

Reference number 44342

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Te Heuheu, Hepi
Hura, Peatarika
Winiata, Maharaia, 1912-1960
Nash, Walter, 1882-1968
Sanft, Alf, Compiler
Clarke, Basil, 1907-, Compiler
New Zealand Broadcasting Service (estab. 1946, closed 1962), Broadcaster

Duration 00:30:00

Date 18 Apr 1959