Whaikōrero by a Te Arawa / Ngāti Tūwharetoa speaker
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An unidentified speaker with links to Te Arawa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa speaks at Tūrangawaewae Marae for the opening of Tūrongo House.
His whaikōrero gives the genealogical links between Te Arawa waka and Tainui waka, supported by the pātere: Poia atu, taku poi, wania atu taku poi.
This excerpt was taken from the recording 319776: Opening of Tūrongo House – Part Three, you can listen to the full item here.
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Image credit: Turangawaewae marae, Ngaruawahia, Waikato. Whites Aviation Ltd :Photographs. Ref: WA-12568-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23030234