Story: Waiata hōu

Ko Hirini Melbourne, 'Te pūtōrino a Raukatauri'

He waiata tēnei mō Raukatauri, te atua o te puoro. Ko tēnei tētahi o ngā titonga maha a te tohunga o Tūhoe a Hirini Melbourne e whakaahuatia ake nei (taha matau). Ko rāua ko Richard Nunns tēnei e tū ana ki Te Papa Tongarewa i Te Whanganui-a-Tara. Nā Hirini rāua ko Nunns i whakaora ngā reo o ngā taonga puoro tae atu ki te pūtōrino.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Richard Nunns Collection
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Image courtesy of Richard Nunns. Sound file from Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision – Radio New Zealand collection. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision (Tihore mai te rangi - Hirini Melbourne/Reference number ID44030)

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Piri Sciascia and Paul Meredith, 'Waiata hōu - Waiata-ā-ringa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/music/44809/ko-hirini-melbourne-te-putorino-a-raukatauri (accessed 20 March 2019)

Story by Piri Sciascia and Paul Meredith, published 22 Oct 2014