Listen to the song 'Paikea', recorded at the 1964 Gisborne annual Māori competitions. In this version Paikea, a Ngāti Porou ancestor, is encouraged to 'hug' the daughter of Te Whironui (E awhi tō ringa ki te tamāhine a Te Whironui). In the original version Paikea is encouraged to procreate with her (E ai tō ure ki te tamāhine a Te Whironui).
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Reference: Annual Maori competitions, Gisborne/MPT 23
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