Rowley Habib

Kua mate a Rowley Habib o Ngāti Tūwharetoa. He kaituhi, he kaitito rotarota, kua hoki ki ngā mātua i te pō.

We mourn Rowley Habib of Ngāti Tūwharetoa. A Māori writer and poet who pioneered Māori centred drama.

Listen to Rowley Habib reading his poem dedicated to the men of the 28th Māori Battalion, The Raw Men, in this excerpt from a radio programme from 1968:

Māori Programme, 1 May 1968



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