Te Pou o Mangatāwhiri perform

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Items performed by Te Pou o Mangatāwhiri, the group instrumental in helping Te Puea Hērangi to raise funds for building Tūrangawaewae Marae.

First item poi: Haere mai rā, te tira manuhiri.

Second item waiata: E noho e Rata, composed by Princess Te Puea. 

Both are accompanied by a mandolin which is probably played by Tūmōkai Katipa, husband of Te Puea Hērangi.

This excerpt was taken from the recording 319775: Opening of Tūrongo House – Part Two, you can listen to the full item here.

Image credit: Haka and action song being performed at Mahina-a-rangi meeting house, Turangawaewae marae, Ngaruawhahia. Ref: PAColl-5584-28. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22454670

Catalogue Reference 319775

Year 1938

Credits

Performers: Te Pou o Mangatāwhiri

Excerpt: 00:06:38

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