Māori programmes 1971

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Tono kōrero mai

An interview with Kuru Waaka (Te Arawa) by broadcaster Alfred Sanft in Tonga

Kuru Waaka is the director of the Māori Arts and Crafts Institute in Rotorua. This recording was done whilst Kuru and his wife were on a study tour of Polynesia. They are studying the arts, crafts and culture of Pacific people, in the hope that what they learn will be of benefit to their work in New Zealand.

- kaikōrero: Kuru Waaka, explains his kaupapa, the reasons for having the Institute in Rotorua, and the training done there in the arts of Māori whakairo and raranga.

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Year 1971

Reference number 51093

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Waaka, Te Kuru O Te Marama, 1915-1997, Interviewee
Sanft, Alf, Interviewer

Duration 00:27:50

Date 18 Aug 1971

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