Whakarongo ki te wāhanga tuatahi o tētahi whakapapa mō te pūtake o te ao tukupū.
Nā te kukune te pupuke
Nā te pupuke te hihiri
Nā te hihiri te mahara
Nā te mahara te hinengaro
Nā te hinengaro te manako
Nā te manako ka hua
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
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Source: Johannes C. Andersen, Maori Life in Ao-tea. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1907
Sound file from Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand