Waitangi celebrations: He iwi kotahi tatau.

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Tono kōrero mai

He iwi kotahi tatau / We Are One People
A programme in celebration of Waitangi Day, New Zealand's national public holiday on the 6th February. Celebrations honour the historic occasion in 1840 when Māori and Europeans came to terms with the joint signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Waiata : Popo

Wiremu Kerekere speaks about warfare and an unidentified speaker talks about when Hongi Hika went to England and of his disillusion upon his return.

Inia Te Wiata plays the part of Hongi Hika.

Kiri Te Kanawa.

Hone Tuwhare poet, breathes traditional Māori life imagery into contemporary comment.

Selwyn Muru quotes Ta Apirana Ngata's proverb "E tipu e rea".

Apirana Ngata speak about the haka, 'Ka mate, ka mate'.

[NB. poetry copyright permission cleared for online catalogue recording].

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Reference number 44480

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Puriri, Nau Paraone Kawiti
Kerekere, Wiremu Kīngi, 1923-2001, Announcer
Te Wiata, Inia, 1915-1971, Actor
Tuwhare, Hone, 1922-2008, Writer of accompanying material
Ihaka, Kingi Matutaera, 1921-1993
Tungafasi, Isi
Jarvis, Alan, Narrator
Reid, John, Producer
Te Kanawa, Kiri, Singer

Duration 00:29:09

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