Kōrero: Te kawa o te marae

Te pōwhiri mō te Ope Hōia Māori Rua Tekau Mā Waru

E karangatia ana te Ope Hōia Māori Rua Tekau Mā Waru ki runga i te marae o Tūrangawaewae i te tau 1946. E whakaeke atu ana ngā hōia me te pēne i runga i te reo karanga me te reo pōhiri. Ko ngā kupu o te haka pōwhri e kī ana ‘Tōia mai, te waka. Ki te urunga, te waka. Ki te moenga, te waka. Ki te takotoranga i takoto ai, te waka’. I te mutunga, ka hongi, ka harirū anō ngā hoia ki ngā kaumātua nō Waikato. E mārakerake ana e hongi ana ngā tāne ki ngā wāhine, kāore e kihi. I ēnei rā ko te kawa o ngā marae maha ko te whakakāhore i te kihi.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 232. National Film Unit, 1946

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Basil Keane, 'Te kawa o te marae - Te āhua o te pōwhiri', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/41342/powhiri-to-welcome-the-28th-maori-battalion (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013