Story: Waiata hōu – contemporary Māori songs

Maisey Rika, 'Tangaroa whakamautai'

Maisey Rika sings 'Tangaroa whakamautai' (Tangaroa who fixes the tides) in te reo Māori. Rika (Ngāti Awa, Tūhoe, Te Arawa and Te Whānau-a-Apanui) began her career at the age of 13 with the album E hine, which won best Māori language album at the New Zealand Music Awards.

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Piri Sciascia and Paul Meredith, 'Waiata hōu – contemporary Māori songs - The modern Māori waiata', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Piri Sciascia and Paul Meredith, published 22 Oct 2014