Story: Māori radio – reo irirangi

Māori Hi-Five band

Māori Hi-Five band

The Māori Hi-Five band was a pioneering Māori show band. They began in Wellington in the 1950s before heading to the USA via Australia. This the Māori Hi-Five band performing in London in 1961.

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Piripi Walker, 'Māori radio – reo irirangi - Broadcasting Māori music and speech, 1960s to 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42959/maori-hi-five-band (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Piripi Walker, published 22 Oct 2014