Opening of Tūrongo House - Part Two

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Tono kōrero mai

Part two of the recordings from the opening of Tūrongo House, Tūrangawaewae Marae, Ngāruawāhia.

Powhiri and whaikōrero.

Performances by a Waikato rōpu.
Unidentified waiata poi
Waiata: E noho e Te Rata [This is probably performed by Te Pou o Mangatāwhiri - with mandolin accompaniment, probably played by Tumokai Kātipa, Te Puea's husband.]
Waiata: Me he manu rere
Haka: Pākia kia rite
Peruperu: Ā uhi mai te waero
Waiata ringa: Ngā Rā o Akuwhata [an election campaign waiata]
Haka: Ka mate, ka mate

Whaikōrero by Hēmana Pōkiha (Te Arawa)
Haka and waiata by a Te Arawa rōpu.
Haka: Ko Te Arawa e
Waiata: E tama puta kino i te pō nei
Haka: Tōia ra te waka
Pātere: E noho ana anō i te roro o toku whare i a Tohiariki

Pei Te Hurinui Jones introduces kawanga chants and the kawa ceremony to be performed by Waikato tohunga Tiaki Hira, to lift the tapu from Tūrongo House.
Whaikōrero and kawa ceremony by Tiaki Hira.

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Year 1938

Reference number 319775

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Special events radio coverage
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Bennett, Charles Moihi Te Arawaka (b.1913, d.1998), Commentator
Jones, Pei Te Hurinui (b.1898, d.1976), Speaker/Kaikōrero
Hira, Tiaki, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Pokiha, Hemana, Speaker/Kaikōrero
2YA (Radio station : Wellington, N.Z.), Broadcaster
1YA (Radio station : Auckland, N.Z.), Broadcaster

Date 17 Mar 1938

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