Story: Māori composers – ngā kaitito waiata

Reciting a karakia

I roto i tēnei pakipūmeka o te tau 1974, a Tahere Tikitiki – the making of a Māori canoe, ka karakia te tohunga whakairo a Piri Poutapu i te taumātua i kōwhiringia hei tārai waka mō te kuini Māori mō te arikinui Te Atairangikaahu. He tūhono tata tō te karakia tawhito ki ngā mōteatea o mua, ka mutu kia matatau te kaitito ki ngā waiata me ngā karakia o te ao kōhatu hei tauira ki roto ki ana titonga. Ko Harry Dansey o Tūwharetoa me Te Arawa te kaiwhakataki o tēnei pakipūmeka. 

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Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, 'Māori composers – ngā kaitito waiata - Traditions of composing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/44269/reciting-a-karakia (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, published 22 Oct 2014