Kōrero: Taranaki places

Roadside Stories: Pātea Māori Club

The 1982 closure of the Pātea freezing works could have spelled the death of the town. But salvation came from an unlikely source – the lively song ‘Poi e’, by Dalvanius Prime and Ngoi Pēwhairangi, became a 1984 hit single for the local Pātea Māori Club.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Pātea and the Pātea Māori Club. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki places - Pātea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35268/roadside-stories-patea-maori-club (accessed 23 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Ron Lambert, updated 7 Sep 2016