This extract from the waiata (song) ‘Ka haramai a Pāoa’ explains some of the history of the arrival of the Horouta canoe. Notably, it gives an account of how the Waipāoa River (pictured) was formed.
Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Te reo o te pipiwhareauria - Tangata rite /Reference number MPT 2392)
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